Deep Pink Peonies

9.50"W x 6.50"H x 0.1"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: magenta, floral, alla-prima, spring, color, sunlight, leaves, paint, oil, still-life, peony, flowers, fuchsia, pink

Media: oil on paper

Size: 9.5"W x 6.5"H x 0.1"D

Year Created: 2015

This is a all-prima (painted all at once) painting of a still life.

I created this piece right after my art opening where I received a gift of a beautiful bouquet of mixed flowers from my favorite local greenhouse. Here in this painting, I focused in on these two magnificent peonies. I brought them outside to paint in the sunlight. While painting I focus just on the light and the affects of it, and let the flower unfold based on the patterns of light and shade.

My inspiration in creating this piece is this amazing delicate flower. I am so humbled by nature's beauty..

This is painted on Arches Archival Oil paper. It is designed to work with oils paper. This piece needs a frame.

Janet is an award winning, professional fine artist who is passionate about painting. Born and raised in Staten Island, NY, Janet went to High School of Art & Design in NYC. After graduating Pratt with a BFA in painting Janet worked as a graphic designer for major name brand manufacturers in NY creating packaging, catalogs, and websites. Through this period she never stopped painting. Currently Janet is painting events every weekend mainly in the NY tristate area. Her studio has taken over the living areas of the house. Janet serves on the board of directors at the Orange County Arts Council and is an advocate for local arts in her community. She runs a figure drawing group at the Seligmann Center and Milkweed Community space in Sugarloaf, NY. Janet is also passionate about being outdoors, gardening, and cooking.

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