Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Flowers for Flyinsaint

I have a very cool friend with a very cool nickname. We were talking about how we both loved orchid plants. I've always thought they were too challenging to paint. Our chat is the only reason I thought I would try and now I'm grateful for that. Thank you Terry!





"Ruby Red Orchids"
16x20 oil on artboard
*sold*

10 comments:

Linda Popple said...

Wonderful, Sheila! Love the colors!!

Diana Marshall said...

This is a beauty!

suzanneberry said...

another masterpiece! i love the colors and brushstrokes.

Julie Hill said...

And you did a lovely job capturing the challenging flowers. love your style Sheila!

AutumnLeaves said...

So gorgeous! Perfect palette that makes me think exotic and oh so feminine!

Catherine Jeffrey said...

Beautiful. The soft yellow and vibrant reds are balanced by the blue color throughout.

Ellen Burkett said...

Well you did an EXCELLENT job Sheila! This is one of my favorites of all the paintings you've done. Just LOVE it!

Sheila Estep said...

Love it!! Wow you did a terrific job, I'm a big orchid fan too, in fact now my hubby's only buys me orchids because he knows that I love best.

Alice Thompson said...

The Purple Magenta next to that warm Buttery Gold looks divine.

Carol Horzempa said...

I LOVE your flower paintings Sheila! This so far is my favorite!