Thursday, December 29, 2011

Crowned Crane

Crowned Crane
5 x 7
oil on board

I was looking through some reference photos for inspiration on strong landscape lighting... but didn't find what I was looking for today. Instead I happened upon a series of photos of crowned cranes. I really like this bird as it looks so ornamental. How glorious to walk around with that feathered hat on top of their heads, they are always looking stylish! This painting is for sale for $55.00, It is painted on a beveled 1/2" board there is no need to frame it, but it will fit into a standard 5 x7 inch frame. There is a traditional hanging system on the back. This painting includes free shipping in the Continental USA. All others please contact me regarding shipping costs.
Copyright 2012, by the artist, Susan M. Spohn

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Floral Abundance, Flower Paintings, Garden Paintings, Red Flowers, Yellow Flowers

Floral Abundance
19 x 7
oil on watercolor paper

I actually started this piece a couple days ago, and have just finished it. My photo reference was a wildflower garden up in Winter Park, Colorado that was so filled with flowers, it looked almost unreal. I could have selected just a portion of the photo to inspire me, but instead wanted to express the sheer abundance of flowers. Contact me if you are interested in this painting.

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If you are interested in larger paintings, contact me. I post mainly small paintings on this site, but I can paint larger, similar paintings as a focal point for your interiors. Satisfaction guaranteed, before purchase. Copyright 2012, by the artist, Susan M. Spohn

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Mrs. Crow's Spring Vision, Floral Paintings, Bird Paintings, Crows, Colorful Paintings, Tulips, Spring Time Flowers, Impressionistic Paintings

30 x 30
Oil on Board

I have been working on this painting for a couple days. This story painting came about while browsing thru some reference photos. I had a photo of this crow that I wanted to put into a painting, but I was also longing for springtime since it has been unusually cold for December in these parts, and I was looking at all these wonderful springtime flowers. My imagination took over and  Mrs. Crow became my wistful self enjoying a beautiful spring garden. This painting was created using just brushes (unusual for me...)  I will have to do my next painting with the pallet knives. 'Mrs. Crow's Spring Vision' is painted on 1/4 inch board that is attached to a wood box frame (looking similar to a gallery wrapped canvas) and is for sale for $875.00. Contact me regarding shipping charges. Copyright 2012, by the artist, Susan M. Spohn