Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Line-up

Not a lot of time today, so this is just a quick painting sketch of tulips from the garden. I painted fairly quickly, roughing in basic shapes and values. I know it's just a study, but looking at it now, I think it might be stronger if I paint out the two red tulips on the left, or perhaps add a third further down the line.
6" x 8" / oil on archival panel / n/a

9 comments:

Crystal Cook said...

Those are lovely tulips! Beautiful, cheery and just very happy making :):)

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

What I love about this painting is how these tulips are set off by an orange background! And I like those red ones on the left - but I do understand it would tighten the composition.

r garriott said...

It's lovely just as it is! The shades of oranges and yellows are very inviting.

LindaHunt said...

This is such a vibrant happy painting! It shouts Spring!!!

Gwen Bell said...

Love the simplicity of this and the colors are beautiful. It almost as a batik or textile look. Very cool!

Ralph said...

I like it very much KIm How about making the red slightly larger and bending as tulips do inwards to take us to the others. Again I see a beautiful picture that contains a lovely textured abstract withing it.

Linda said...

Wonderful and happy painting, Kim! The colors are so pretty and looks just like spring!

leticia said...

I love this picture of these tulips. And i also like the orange background.

Liza Hirst said...

I like it the way it is! Beautiful colors and nice composition!