Friday, March 26, 2010

Rununculus and Ribbon, Oil, 10x10

I'm working on some slightly larger pieces for another submission (I know, stop me NOW!).  I'm trying painting my Daily Paintings in a slightly larger format - on gessoed wooden panels.  I think it's the right thing for right now, I felt so happy painting it.  I love painting on the hard, smooth surface, and the brushstrokes lie visibly on the gesso.
Oh, my Fortune Cookie did sell at auction for the Z Gallery fundraiser for Habitat For Humanity in Haiti.  Thank all of you who came out!
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11 comments:

  1. LOVE this Kelley-I think its a winner!

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  2. Congratulations, Kelley! This has such a nice spring feel.

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  3. Love your composition here Kelley, very fine!

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  4. Another nice one! I especially like the composition with the ribbon which gives movement to it.

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  5. Beautiful piece, Kelley! Congrats on the fortune cookie.... i loved that piece!

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  6. I would have been surprised if the Fortune Cookie didn't sell! I love the way you continue to push the envelope Kelley. First with the larger format and then the intricate detail with the ranunculus and ribbon!

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  7. Kelley!

    For some reason I'm not digging the coral background but I do love the periwinkle blue ribbon (which might not have stood out without the coral background)!

    I need to make up my mind, huh?

    -Dean

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  8. Beautiful, Kelly! The flowing movement of the ribbon emulates the pictorial rhythm of the flower arrangement!

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  9. Thanks, Sal, as usual, it looks better in person!

    CArol and Pat, I so appreciate your comments!

    Lori, I tried to use the ribbon to direct your eye and give contrast to the cadmium red cloth!

    Thanks, Manon - I like to paint fortune cookies, too :)

    Sheila, you are always so kind, thank you!

    Dean G, I emailed you - I love it that you don't ignore the elephant in the room!

    Wow, Dean H, I love that. You guys ROCK!

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  10. Love how the purple ribbon glows and flows! That rhymed, which means I have to go to sleep soon!
    Love it, Kelley, this painting looks great.

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  11. Hi Kelley, I haven't visited your blog in a while but I am so glad I found you again, your paintings are gorgeous. Your brushwork seems so free, an inspiration! Thank you for sharing your wonderful paintings,
    Joan

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