I’m totally stocked! This piece was selected for the “Spring: New Beginnings” exhibit at R-Gallery in Boulder. The Exhibit will take place on Wednesday March 3 – April 11, 2021.
What makes this so special for me is that this is the final piece of my year-long Iris Project painting experience. I had this in my head and knew I would not be done with the project until this piece was made. It made it that much more special for this piece to be selected for the spring exhibit at R-Gallery in Boulder.
Though the painting is for sale, I painted this piece for my own home. It is painted in Acrylic with modeling paste (I like the texture) on canvas. It is a 30x30x1.5″ unframed canvas with painted sides.
While I was traveling in Germany, I realized I did not pack nearly enough watercolor paint for the types of paintings I wanted to work on!
I often like to paint large bearded iris flower heads and though the paper I packed was only 8×5.5″, I wanted some bold colors and therefore the little watercolor pans I packed were just not going to do the trick. Continue reading →
After finishing the Iris plate mockup I shared in the previous post, I was interested in painting small Siberian irises that were simple, yet a bit less “flat” than the previous study. Continue reading →
Today’s piece for The Iris Project is a two color bearded iris. It is one I acquired from a farm nearby in Boulder who generously offered me several Rhizomes after they divided them. Continue reading →
Today’s exploration took me into abstract terrain. For some reason, when I deviate from my trusty watercolor friends and start playing with thick paint that I can swirl and plop on the canvas, I don’t want to do anything detailed! Continue reading →