A painter's evolution...
Ooh, I, too, love ranunculus (sp?)! And I love the colors you've been using lately. Nice!
I like these too and have never had any in my yard. The colors are wonderful. Really set off nice with the shadows in the deeper color on the blue.
I like how you stepped back and enlarged the backdrop to show the still life set-up. Very colorful!
the green glass on your last posts are so excellent and now these lovely spots of hot color against the cool.You're on a roll!
Great looseness. Great shadows.
Absolutely beautiful! Love the looseness of your brushwork and the palette!
What a creative composition, yet again...and a masterful painting. well done! P.S. like the new look for your blog
I haven't a clue as to what ranunculas look like Dana, but these are sure fabulous. I love the set up on this one and is that an olive jar???
Beautiful colors and compostion. The shadow on the blue fabric really adds a lot. Great lighting as well.
Ranunculus are one of my favorite flowers too! Love the tissue paper quality of their petals.You have captured them nicely in this painting.Kim
Gorgeous! Love your composition!
Fabulous job on the flowers. Just love them!
Yay! very exciting painting, Dana. Eye popping color and sweet composition!! Oh, I just can't wait to get back in my studio to paint, thanks for the inspiration!!
I've always felt Ranunculas would be the perfect flower if they had a smell that equaled their beauty. Your color choices here with the blue rectangle and the flowers is exciting to look at. This one looks like you laid down a lot of strokes and didn't fuss over them, which is a quality I enjoy seeing and something I need to practice myself. Beautiful!
striking color and really interesting composition!
You took a bouquet of intense, saturated colors and made it harmonious! What's your next magic trick going to be?
I love all your work Dana, this one in particular, the subtle greens and sense of warm light really works well with this piece.
This is superb! And your Road Traveled is also outstanding, I came here to comment on it but forgot I still hadn't told you how I love this one. Both, fantastic.
Thank you for taking the time to comment, I appreciate each and every one of them!