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Monday, February 22, 2010

Fields of Gold


Fields of Gold, 8 x 12" Oil pastel on paper
©2010, Helen Read
ready to mat and frame

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This painting is perhaps a vision of longing ... for home in the southwest - when for just a short while in the spring time, there is a wash of bright color! Wild flowers blooming profusely, unabashedly - as if in a joyful celebration of the warmth of spring! Here I've shown the beautiful yellow of spring time wild flowers blooming in a field with mesquite trees. To really get the feeling right, there needs to be a smell of sage wafting through the air too - but, I haven't figured out how to include that in a blog!

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