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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Headed to New Mexico!

'Poppy Power' 18x24 pastel
I am leaving shortly for my flight to New Mexico and the IAPS convention. I wanted to post before I left in case I don't get a chance while I am there. I would love to be able to post a daily report if I can on my ipad. I meant to try a practice run but didn't get a chance. Today's painting is a larger version of my poppy from earlier this week. As you can see I did an underpainting with gouache. (bottom photo) I loved painting these flowers so large and if it wasn't so hard to store these big paintings I would paint large more often! It is very striking in person! Stay tuned for more from New Mexico!

1 comment:

Susannah said...

better than Georgia O'Keefe! LOVE these paintings! and 'Portrait of an Artist' is one of the books I haul around with me every where I go. Hope you have a wonderful trip!