Friday, March 21, 2014
I love the way poppies heads seem too big for their stems, a burst of color bobbing in the wind.
This is another painting in my Poppy Series:
36in W x12in H x1.5in W
In my Etsy shop
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Color is everywhere, but sometimes so subtle we don't realize that our eyes are picking up nuances of color in every day objects.
This simple tool bench vignette provides a soft, cool earthy palette which would be stunning in a room (imagine soft grey-blue walls, taupe furniture, a chocolate rug and a splash of terracotta in a pillow or painting), or in an elegant piece of jewelry (smoky quartz, carnelian and kyanite) or...
For more color inspiration
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Feeling Pink - Shop in Holland in all shades of pink!
See what I have created with this palette in Artful Color for Creative Projects
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Color Inspiration - Painted Poppy Pods
I painted this piece for a client who loves purple and teal in muted, earthy undertones. I used various values and saturation levels, but felt I needed something more to make the palette pop. By consulting my color wheel, I realized that just a hint of cool gold would help create more movement and interest, yet still work within her color palette.