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Sunday, January 19, 2014

Day 19 Hydrangea Blue

Day 19 Hydrangea Blue
 I love hydrangeas.
They have such rich vibrant colors.
Pinks, blues, purples, and even greens.

They look so lovely together.

I've seen several similar paintings in the challenge like this,
that I thought I'd give it a try as a learning exercise.
I used water mixable oils and a palette knife.

I love the colors in this painting.
Day 19 Hydrangea Blue
6" x 6" water mixable oil on a panel

$50 + $6 shipping
     

Because this is oil paint, it will take up to six weeks to dry before it can be shipped.

6 comments:

  1. Sharon, I tried to comment on this and my connection failed, so if this is a double, please just post one of the comments! Anyhow, I said something along the lines of...what are you doing with oils, besides making luscious paintings?! It is fun to see you trying new things, and I hope you are enjoying yourself...!

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  2. These are my water mixable oils and I have four days full of flowers either already posted or on the way. I'm several days ahead. They are fun to play in. I don't know what I'm doing but having fun so that is all good.

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    1. Several days ahead????? You must be having fun!

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  3. I am having fun, but I'm also trying to get ahead before the wedding this weekend and my show next weekend.

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  4. The painting is so beautiful with the colors you chose.
    Why would it take so long to dry, Sharon? 6 weeks? The surface should dry to the touch long before that. I did have a magenta once which took forever to dry. I removed it from my palette. Best if they all dry at similar rate.
    Wedding and a show. Wow!
    You will have a marvelous time with both.

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    1. I don't know why it takes so long to dry. I'm hedging my bets that in six weeks it will travel with no issue, but it seems to take a good while to dry. Maybe I use toooooo much paint on these. The ones I did in Dreama's class a year ago took a good six weeks to dry.

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