Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Natasha's Sunflowers

24x20 oil on gallery wrapped canvas


I had asked another talented photographer friend if I could use an image she took of some sunflowers she purchased. It took me over a year until I felt confident to do it justice.

18 comments:

Natasha said...

This looks like it was painted with great confidence, it's lovely. I really like how you captured the glass vase.

Lori Bonanni said...

Sheila, beautiful job on this!

Carol Horzempa said...

Sheila, your Sunflowers are beautiful! I love your handling of the flowers and stems in the glass...such great design!

Linda Popple said...

You definitely did it justice! Lovely!!

Marie Theron said...

What a task that was! But you painted it so well, Sheila!

Ellen Burkett said...

This is terrific Sheila. I especially like the vase!! It may have taken a year before you were ready, but you did a great job.

suzanneberry said...

Wow, your confidence is well placed, this is an incredible painting! i love your evolving style, i'm beginning to see "you!"

Mark Sheeky said...

I think you're definitely getting finer. That glass looks great!

Cathyann said...

you know I love sunflowers...love these...yes...confident strokes, Sheila!

AutumnLeaves said...

Wow, Sheila! You are truly rockin' these flowers of late. 'Course, I've loved your work since I found your blog. One of my favorites is still the piece you did in the bar or restaurant...Do you remember that one? I love it!

Pattie Wall said...

Beautiful Sheila. I love how the stems are so perfect in the vase!

dominique eichi said...

WOW...... It is such a glorious piece SO strong full of confidence. Fabulous colors too I love it.

martinealison said...

Superbe ma chère Sheila... Je n'en demandais pas tant!!! ...sourire...
Fantastique travail avec ce bouquet si généreusement bien dessiné et peint...
gros bisous

Edward Burton said...

You did an absolutely beautiful job with the sunflowers, Sheila.

Carol Schiff Studio said...

I am really lovin your florals Sheila. Very nice painting, and great handling of the glass vase.

Art By Erika said...

Wow you've done a beautiful job with this! I would have been so overwhelmed with all the petals but you tackled them with confidence and skills!

Diane Hoeptner (hep-ner) said...

OHEMGEEEE, this is GORGEOUS!!!! Very confident, bold and happy... You just keep getting better.

Diane Morgan said...

More than justice....it's fab! Great job. Looks VanGogh-ish. A masterpiece :-}