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Sunflower Painting

Hot off the easel is my latest painting of sunflowers and fluttering butterflies. Aaaaah summer! Makes me want to jump into the painting and be there.

I was inspired by a Carl Larsson sketch of a girl among flowers. Such a simple drawing but really lovely. I began by playing with ideas. Big as life  sunflowers and cosmos filled the paper.  The painting sketch that I ended up falling in love with actually has two parts. There is another canvas (not shown) of my daughter in among the flowers.

I took a few shots while I painted so you could watch the painting progress.

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