Sunday, April 10, 2011

Grasses

This is an oil painting I began in an art class in February and finished in March.  I tried to think of ways to make it look better, but as I saw it around the house day after day, it grew on me.  So I'm keeping it as it is.  For best color representation, it needs to be enlarged.


The painting is from one done by noted Canadian artist Jack Leonard Shadbolt, which he called "Autumn Grasses."  I liked the carefree, almost frivilous look of his.  Mine didn't turn out anything like, of course.

Can also be viewed on Flicker
http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolem250/5607145341/in/set-72157601369953606

Carole Moran

6 comments:

Barbara B said...

I like the bright blue of the sky and the multi-colored grasses. I know the feeling of hating a painting one day and being pleasantly surprised after taking a little break from it.

Alex said...

Lovely! I really like how the grass pops out like that ^^

raena said...

The longer I stare at this the more I see!

. said...

I love the colours of the grass, can just picture is how it moves in the wind.

Carole, I just wanted to tell you that your name was one of them picked in my blog give-away... Come by my blog and see, I need your address so I can send it to you : ) (I wanted to email you to tell you, but the email you have doesnt work).

Mari at Colourblob

kazumiwannabe said...

This is beautiful! Love the subject, and you did an awesome job with the colors and textures!

Tracey Latorelli said...

Wide strokes...earth tones....just the way it's most comfortable for me to work - nice blog.

Thank you for the positive comments you left for me...Why do other peoples words serve as so much inspiration? ....perhaps one of my many flaws with respect to my approach to art. It's important to hear what others have to say about what I tell myself moves me.

I thank you for your input, and, incidentally....your work reminds me very much of mine.

Keep painting...practicing...serving brush time....

Best to you..

Tracey