Thursday, October 24, 2013

Early morning daylily, 6x6

Morning Daylily, 6x6, oil on gessoed plywood board
Started to paint this one last summer and finished it yesterday.  It's always such a joy in the morning to go out into the garden to see "what's up".  I get so inspired and motivated when I see a new flower open up and know that it's only here for one day.  I have to admit that since it's now Autumn, that seems to have an effect on the way that I finished this one.  I have another unfinished painting that I'll work on as soon as I can find the photo, and it's a couple of Tiger Lilys.  I love those; they are so unusual, and this year I didn't have a big crop but managed to get some photos which I hope I can find.

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