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Irises For You

18.00"W x 24.00"H x 0.8"D

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Judy Mackey

The Woodlands, TX

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: hands, green, blue, expressionism, impressionism, iris, floral, flowers, purple, violet, skin, yellow, black, brown, boquet, palette knife

Media: oil, stretched canvas

Size: 18"W x 24"H x 0.75"D

Year Created: 2018

Instead of painting irises in a vase I thought it would be more interesting if held so I painted hands holding a bouquet of irises. Painted with the palette knife, there is texture and pops of color.

I have always been interested in art and took painting lessons as a child growing up in Japan but I entered the world of Fine Art as a Professional Artist in 2005. I paint mostly with a palette knife, with a heavy build-up of paint which gives my paintings a lot of texture. I like working with a limited palette of colors using either Ultramarine blue or Prussian blue for my blues, Cadmium yellow light, Cadmium red medium or Alizarin Crimson for my reds, and Titanium white, and occasionally adding Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre and or Magenta. I love being able to mix and derive new colors with the limited palette of colors. I strive to create beautiful colors and capture the light and shadows along with the textures in every painting. My painting style is impressionistic with simplicity. My artwork is in private collections in Europe, Japan, Canada, Australia and the United States. I have studied with Linda Stone, Francois Arenas, Judy Gelfert, Robert Moore, and Vicki McMurry. My work can be seen at: The Dutch Art Gallery, Dallas, TX DaVinci Artist Gallery, Tomball, TX Contemporary Fine Art International Website Daily Painters Abstract Blog Daily Painters of Texas Blog Artists of Texas Blog Palette Knife Painters Blog

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