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09-20-2006, 02:25 PM
HI Everyone, :wave: I finally finished another painting for my Funky Floral Collection which I will be exhibiting soon....Still a few more to do...
It took me over 40 hours to complete the painting and I happy it is finished.
Thought I would share my painting with you.
Orchid Delight, 40 x 50 cm. (the yellow background is a bit bright in this pic)
and a smaller pic of it sitting on my wicker table in the hallway (colour more real here)
Think I might hang it there until the exhibition...
Thought I would include a picture of the series to date aswell....
As you can see I am very excited about this project of mine...LOL
Appreciate any comments you may have...Thanks so much for taking the time to view my work...:heart: :cat:
Lisa, this is knock the socks off fantastic series - just love the riot of colour you have going on. Your backgrounds are interesting - do you mind sharing your technique for doing these? Congratulations. It will be a wow show
09-20-2006, 03:28 PM
HI Ruth...Ah how sweet of you, I am so touched and thrilled by your comment...wow..i dont know what to say. The nicest thing I have heard in a long time....
I have done a wip here before on my daisies..but it was not viewed so much..I think it just got lost in the shuffle somehow..lol...
You can view my webpage and follow my wip section to see how I work...http://www.lisalorenzpaintings.com/worksinprogresswip.htm
For my backgrounds, I basically take a litte bit of the main colours from the objects in my painting and a hard brush...an older one..where the bristles are not too soft anymore and basically just scratch in fast little strokes for the highlights all over the canvas following the movement of the flowers, vase, leaves etc. (In this case, I used some of my violet mix, some white on top, some greens, some violet pinks, and if I went a bit too dark, I added some more of my yellow mix on top)...Hope this makes sense...LOL
Again thanks for your very kind words...I am all smiles over here!
09-20-2006, 03:31 PM
Hi Fala, Oh we must have crossed post..
Nice to meet you and thanks so much for that..I so appreciate your comments. Nothing feels better when people look and enjoy your work...:)
09-20-2006, 04:03 PM
Hi Lisa. :wave: ...wonderful collection :thumbsup: ...i remember them all...and enjoyed seeing them again....and the (cats):lol: ....this latest one is super too....:clap: :clap: :clap:
09-20-2006, 05:46 PM
Oh WOW...I love these!!!
09-20-2006, 07:02 PM
:thumbsup: It's like Peter Max. It's SO cool! :cool: I love the colors, great flowers and vases. I'd sell them as a set. They'll make great commercial prints, t-shirts or something.:clap:
09-20-2006, 07:35 PM
This latest one is just POW socked in the eye boldly colored, totally fantaztic! the whole series is really great:thumbsup:
09-20-2006, 10:40 PM
It is sooooo cute. I do admire your ability to keep it consistent. I could never do that.
09-21-2006, 02:32 AM
I so like your use of color. Seeing all the paintings together is just wonderful and enjoyed everyone of them.
09-21-2006, 07:02 AM
Super, super work Lisa. It's going to be one FANTASTIC Exhibition. :clap: :clap: :thumbsup:
09-21-2006, 07:45 AM
I love your funky florals - the colours are so vibrant, and I love the cats on your website
09-21-2006, 08:41 AM
Bold, strong, funky, fun and quite a treat.
09-22-2006, 03:09 AM
HI Everyone, Thank you ALL so much for your fantastic comments! You have all made me one happy camper...:) I am so happy to have this wonderful forum to share all my art work. :heart: :wave:
BIG smile here! anyone viewing these can't help but be happy! I suspect your personality is just like your flowers, bright and vibrant!
This one is another in a wonderful series - what a fabulous exhibition it will be!
09-22-2006, 06:08 AM
Dear Lisa. What a wonderful , joyous , colourful series. They just zing with colour and life. Chammi.
09-22-2006, 07:29 AM
Thanks so much Lulu and Chammi..Really appreciate yoru comments. I am very happy with my series and have really enjoyed painting them....I feel like I dont want to part with them..LOL...have a great day gals and happy painting :)
09-22-2006, 12:58 PM
wow, what HAPPY paintings. I like them all
09-25-2006, 06:03 AM
HI TxAggieDarlin....nice to meet you and thansk so much for your kind words :)
09-25-2006, 07:53 AM
Wow Lisa these flowers really knock my socks off! They are so vibrant and cheerful. I just love the way you see the world. :clap: :clap: :clap:
09-26-2006, 10:02 AM
Hi Dorothy...ah you are too sweet..Thanks so much for that..Very much appreciated :)
09-26-2006, 03:57 PM
Do you sell any of these? They are amazing...............
09-26-2006, 04:00 PM
Sorry for the double post, Computer died.....
09-27-2006, 04:28 AM
Hi Jennifer, nice to meet you! :) At the moment I am not selling them. I am building up my series for an exhibition and then I will sell them...hopefully :). I also will be making some prints or giclees of them for many people who want some for their home...So that is nice. I will find it hard to let them go, because I do love them all, but you cant keep everything..as my husband says..LOL. Thansks so much for your kind words
Lisa impossible to look at these painting and not smile, congratulations on really wonderful work.
Best wishes, Ken..
09-27-2006, 10:33 AM
Hi Ken, thanks so much for that..Very much appreciate yoru comments..have a nice painting days :)
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