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Friday, April 11, 2014

Spring in a Jar

Spring In A Jar
I've been practicing painting daffodils for several days now,
and I've finally gotten something I'm happy with.
It is a combination of almost every practice painting I did in the last week.
I have learned so much through the practice, 
like how to get the bell to have dimension,
How to paint forsythia branches and blossoms,
How to get my jar looking like a jar, 
How to get that filmy paper looking part of the bloom to quietly show up.

Without further ado,
I give you

Spring In A Jar
  is acrylic on 12" x 9" 110 lb natural white acrylic paper.

$100 + $6 shipping

1 comment:

  1. I agree with you - it takes practice to do a daffodil justice. You have succeeded here. The trumpet is beautifully rounded. I love the color combination you have used as well. I have just been painting forsythia and found it complex. Mine had too many flowers open I like the way you have yours.


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I'm a nature artist and I love to paint old barns, rivers and lakes, trees and fence rows and flowers. I work almost daily. You can purchase paintings by contacting me at and there is also a tab across the top of my blog for available paintings and one for small paintings with buy now buttons. You can also purchase through my Etsy shop using the name of Fine Nature Art. . Thank you so much for stopping by.