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    Daisies in Blue

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    Added 2017-10-29 16:04:25
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    White daisies are an interesting and unusual subject for me to paint, having never painted them before. I picked these from my garden and decided to setup a still life subject to place them in.

    They were perfect for this particular arrangement. I noticed that the deep purple centres held a few minute flecks of yellow pollen which the bees had left behind.

    A subtle gold thread (found in the objects) appeared to tie the various elements of the subject together into a unified whole while playing a subordinate but complementary role in the dominant blue colour key.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: John McCartin
    Width (inches): 12
    Height (inches): 14
    Country Australia
    Media Oil
    Painting Genre: Representational / Still Life


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