Monday, December 20, 2010

Un-Seasonable Greetings, or, I'm Dreaming of a White... Hollyhock?

"White Hollyhock"  oil 36" x 36"


Whatever your current weather, whatever your tradition of holidays... hope you're winding down the year and relaxing... dreaming big dreams of a better 2011... 

(Did anyone else see the red moon eclipse last night...? So mysterious and beautiful!)


A few of my canvases at
Gallery Leonardo in Leadville, Colorado


25 comments:

  1. Wow! This flower is gorgeous!
    and it looks so great on the wall of the Gallery!

    thank you,
    Irina

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  2. Stunning and beautiful- must be over the top in person. Happy Holidays!

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  3. Beautiful, R... and happy holidays to you and yours.

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  4. The crisp clean shadows in this are so beautiful! And thanks for sharing the photo of your paintings on the wall. Would love to see them up close!

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  5. This is amazing..
    Happy new year to you too.

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  6. Très jolies photos et belles peintures...
    Bises et joyeuses fêtes

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  7. The whiteness of this beautiful flower just literally takes my breath away...Your paintings lift the senses...I love them!

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  8. It's a bright sunny day on that petunia, beautiful R! I love the way your paintings look hanging in the gallery too!!

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  9. LOVE this painting. beautiful work in those shadows R. we're in holiday craziness here... happy holidays and cheerful new years to you!!

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  10. What a beautiful photo of a flower. Are you planning to paint it? :-)

    I did not get to see the lunar eclipse. It rains only once in a blue moon here in Vegas - and I guess we can now add once in a lunar eclipse...

    Merry Christmas, R! I hope you have a great one.

    -Don

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  11. Absolutely stunning, R.
    Merry Christmas!

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  12. Simplesmente maravilhoso, fica-se sem palavras, e eu que
    não sou um grande admirador dos temas florais, mas perante
    tal obra, ela própria derrota-nos.
    Um feliz Natal e um Ano 2011 cheio de tinta.
    É o desejo deste seu amigo deste lado do Atlântico.


    Just wonderful, you become speechless, and that I
    I'm not a big fan of floral themes, but before
    such work itself defeat us.
    A merry Christmas and a Year 2011 full of ink.
    It is the desire of his friend on this side of the Atlantic.

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  13. I love the shadow that is being cast on the face of the flower from its petals. Really beautiful and striking!

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  14. Wow - just gorgeous! And the gallery display is wonderful!

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  15. Beautiful work! Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  16. You really are so darned good R! What a beautiful painting of a beautiful flower. Hope you had a great Christmas!

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  17. Absolutely beautiful white hollyhock! Very inspiring! I love it!!
    Have a great holiday season, R!

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  18. your work stuns me, every time. simply perfect!

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  19. I love this painting, it is so beautiful! Inspirational!

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Thank you for your kind comments! They always make my day.