playing with abstract geraniums 14

Mona Pendleton | Wednesday, February 17, 2016 @ 4:44 PM | , , , ,

Hi there! I had the day off from work so I had fun playing with some oil paints! It's week 4 of a 6 week online painting workshop that I'm currently taking with one of my favorite artists Dreama Tolle Perry. This week we are painting a chair with a pot of geraniums perched in / on it.
Here's my first attempt on a 9" x 11" canvas board. I got a wee bit carried away with all the shades of reds and pinks! LOL
One of the many things I'm learning in the course, is how to be "loose" with the brush, not painting in uniformity and embracing abstract paint brush strokes. I'm going to paint this again and again until I'm satisfied with the final outcome where I can proudly hang it in my studio :)



I'm linking this up with Paint Party Friday:
Thanks so much for stopping by ~ I hope you have a great day / evening!
Be Sweet ;)
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14 Sweet Comments So Far:

Lisa said...

Oh my goodness, stunning, Mona!! Your paintings are so amazing!! I love the abstract design and the colors!! Wow!! This is so gorgeous!! Have a great evening!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
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Lisa said...

This one has a modern tone to it Mona!

Dea Lenihan said...

Impressionism! Love. xo

Kris said...

Stunning! I love your oil paintings!

Ros Crawford said...

Looks like you had a lot of fun with this one! I like the bright happy colours!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow, beautiful Mona. I love all the shades of reds and pinks, you can never have too many. hugs :)

Julia Aston said...

Love this Mona! I'd say you learned a lot from this abstract lesson!

Petra Swart said...

I would say this is good enough to hang in any studio, Mona!! The colours are lovely!!!! So beautiful!!! TFS.
Have a great day!!!

Susan Lankford said...

Stunning color, Mona!

Buffy said...

Wow Mona, you've done a fabulous job.
Truly beautiful!

Buffy x

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Great canvas! The colors are so bold and beautiful!

Davi said...

Love this one MOna, you did a great job! The colors are so happy and the pot of the Geraniums in the chair are delightful!!

Greta said...

Love the colors & having the pot of flowers on the chair--wonderful subject! I know this will be inspiring in your studio!

Mirna said...

Beautiful, Mona! Amazing use of color!!!


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