Monday, 2 February 2015

If you are wondering what to paint, look down!

If you ever struggle with 'what shall I paint next?' then there is no better recommendation than to look around you. If you love painting flowers, look down!
Even the humble weeds can be inspiration for a painting.

Here is my version of a common weed in the UK,

The Happy Dandelion


Painted on Saunders Waterford, 140lb Rough paper, using W&N Artist Quality paint. 

8" x 11"

7 comments:

  1. Hi Pat,
    I hope your weather is better than the snowy cold we are having.
    Inspiration for me on my blog break is to clean out the unfinished paintings bin. lol

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  2. that is really pretty. There are plenty of weeds that are just as pretty as any flower

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  3. Hi, Pat, your say is absolutely spot on! What a lovely work it is!! Congrats! Best wishes, Sadami

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  4. I like dandelions! Husband doesn't share this view. He has apoplexy if I blow the seeds off a dandelion head! Lol Lovely painting of a humble weed.

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  5. This is lovely. Even I love painting florals. Gives you so much independence to play around.

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  6. Oh Pat - gorgeous painting...love those weeds - you made them so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  7. I've never seen such a happy looking Dandelion Pat. It looks great!!

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