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painting peonies

 love to paint flowers from life and peonies are one of my favorites. Not only do they smell nice but they are so lovely- delicate and complicated at the same time. For the past 2 or 3 years I have been painting paintings of these lovely flowers because they are such a challenge. I had decided that every year I would paint at least one painting of peonies.

if you paint them in full bloom- there are many petals with which to involve oneself as well as their delicate coloring. The…


Added by Anne H. kiefaber on May 28, 2014 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

Small pastel studies

 Have you ever been blocked and don't have an idea what to paint? I am sure you have- most creative people go through this from time to time. When I go through, this I either do drawings or small paintings.  I seem to have been a little blocked since the termination of my big  commission so I decided to do a few small pastels. I have not worked that much in pastels recently so I thought a few smallish ones would start the flow of ideas.

    The first one I did was " lemons". One of…


Added by Anne H. kiefaber on March 14, 2014 at 8:58am — No Comments

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