Monday, August 14, 2006

Single Susan

Single Susan, 12x12, oil/panel
$300, unframed
Black Eyed Susans are one of the joys of the late summer garden! Sunny and cheerful I always find them a delight. These along with Purple Coneflower always bring goldfinches to my garden and I love seeing them with their bright yellow feathers and black markings. This piece is bigger than my normal flower-a-day size. I thought it would be interesting to really focus in on one single blossom in a larger than life size rather than try to capture a mass of them. I rather like the way this came out with the swirling dappled light in the background and the bold light and color on the petals. Enjoy!!


"van Vliet" Art Blog said...

Nice strong painting of a fabulous flower. I always admire the presense these flowers have in my own garden.

Jan Blencowe said...

Thanks so much, these are some of my favorite flowers this time of year too.