Monday, February 14, 2011

leaning to the left

 
Had to take on Qiang Huang's Valentines challenge on DPW. He is one of my art heroes. Have admired his painting for several years.
It felt SO good to paint in my space again. My little comfort zone. Painted this on a 6 x 8 linen panel.
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!






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25 comments:

  1. Just beautiful Carol! I love the pink and the background is wonderful too!

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  2. I just saw this on the Daily Paintworks challenge page - love it! Your work has such a nice "loose precision" (for lack of a better term) to it.

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  3. Carol,
    Love this! Just the colors and fun composition are wonderful. Like that title! I really like the Loose Precision comment above- I know what she means and love that about your work!
    Happy Valentines Day!

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  4. It's amazing. Very nice, I love it...

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  5. Carol, il est rare que je fasse des compliments dans le domaine de la peinture. Mais, vraiment, tu es très douée. Tes tableaux respirent la fraîcheur et sont très agréables à regarder.
    On s'y sent bien.
    Tu es une excellente peintre!

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  6. WOW! This is stunning Carol, your economy of brush work makes this fresh and fabulous!!

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  7. Love, love, love all of this. Your color palette is right on perfect and the bold brushstrokes makes this extra special!

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  8. Faboulous painting. Love the loose brush strokes and wide value range.

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  9. I love pink roses whether they lean to the left or right and you painted these beautifully! Happy Valentines Day to you! Would love to talk to you about your workshop!!! ;-)

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  10. Carol such lovely work.Loose brush strokes adds so much freshness to the painting.

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  11. Carol, you've always had a knack for painting roses. You make it look so easy, while it's such a struggle for the rest of us!

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  12. De quoi enflammer le coeur de beaucoup d'entre nous avec ces délicates roses. Très beau travail dans le pot et l'eau.
    Bisous

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  13. Stunning roses, Carol. You know what? I personally think comfort zones are wonderful. What is wrong with being comfortable I ask you? LOL

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  14. i love your colour sense dear,i have been following your blog from quite sometime now and just love colors and compositions.

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  15. A beautiful answer to the challenge, Carol! Great color and brushwork!

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  16. Love the water in the glass and the looseness of the roses! I might tackle a rose today. I hope it makes it to my blog. Send some good painting vibes my way. :)

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  17. My favorite of the challenge entries so far. Love it.

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  18. Very nicely done. The roses and the glass look so real. I like the background too.

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  19. Gosh, this is so gorgeous! Love what you did with the challenge. The mixture of warm and cool reds in the buds adds so much life. Love what's going on in the jar too. All I can say is, you really know your way around Values! Wow!!!

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  20. Love how you handled the rose challenge. Very nice!

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  21. Gorgeous! I just love the colours in the jar and the roses are beautifully painted!

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  22. This is one of my favorites in the Rose Challenge. Great job!

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