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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Spring Colors in Colorado fine art oil painting

Spring Creek 30x24 oil/acrylic

This is the time of the year to catch the first colors of Spring.
The greens are fresh and yellow and the flowering shrub is bright.
This was painted in the foothills of Colorado.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Sunflowers and Poppies contemporary fine art painting

Sunflowers & Poppies
30x40 acrylic/oil

The color yellow;
Yellow is sunshine. It is a warm color that, like red, has conflicting symbolism. On the one hand it denotes happiness and joy but on the other hand yellow is the color of cowardice and deceit.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Pink Blossoms abstract fine art oil painting

Pink Blossoms
16x20 oil on canvas
Spring blossoms are opening up all over Colorado.
  • Bright pinks, like the color red, stimulate energy and can increase the blood pressure, respiration, heartbeat, and pulse rate. They also encourage action and confidence.
          Pink has been used in prison holding cells to effectively reduce erratic behavior.