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Saturday, May 10, 2008

Essence of Breeze and Apple Blossoms

This is my final abstraction of the apple blossoms and blue bird series. "Essence of Breeze in Apple Blossoms" is acrylic on cradled wood board 6" x 8." For sale $120 plus postage. The peak of the blossoms are almost over and my husband is logging so I want to add to the series on the life cycle of trees.
In answer to the question - "Is a painting just a blurred photograph. I would say not today because a photograph is reproduced with small dots of ink while a painting is produced by the brush stroke. In my case the brush strokes try to be paint like and not reproduce a photographic image.


rob ijbema said...

nice one Diane,
looks like the blossom is bursting,
painted some apple blossoms this week and scraped them all of,so hard to get them right,
i think you caught the essence

Parapluie said...

Thanks. I know what you mean about the challenge of apple blossoms because as you know I went through scrapping too.