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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Autumn's Glory


Autumn's Glory,  10 x 8" Acrylic on canvas
©2010, Helen Read
ready to frame

For more information on the availability of this painting, please click here.


This painting is one of 4 abstracts that depict the 4 seasons:

The 4 Seasons - Each of these 4 paintings measure 10 x 8", acrylic on canvas
©2010, Helen Read
ready to frame
Top Left - Spring Arrives!
Top Right - Summer in Color
Bottom Left - Autumn's Glory
Bottom Right - Echoes of Winter

(click on the links above to see the individual paintings)

For information on a discount on the purchase of the set of 4, please click here.


Working in the abstract genre is challenging and more difficult that it may seem!  Even though it is non representational, abstract work must follow the rules of good design.   That can be quite challenging.  But sometimes, the concept one is depicting really is bigger than a representational approach can contain!   Hope you enjoy this venture into abstraction! 

6 comments:

Debra J.Sepos said...

Hi Helen,
Love the new blog look. I like the abstracts too!

Carol DeMumbrum said...

Love the blog!! Great design and very easy to follow.
I love this series also. :)

Helen Read said...

Thanks so much, Debra and Carol! Its fun to change its appearance sometimes! Thanks for the feedback.

lynnbridge said...

Helen, your Autumn painting is beautiful. What a great set of paintings!

Helen Read said...

Thank you, Lynn! These were a move in a different direction, but were lots of fun to do! I love that color can be the vehicle for a concept! It was also a lot of fun to figure out how to make many layers and not lose the elements of good design... or at times build in elements of good design.

nothingprofound said...

Helen, lovely work! Autumn reminded me a bit of Seurat, only much more colorful. All the paintings are bursting with life and exuberance.

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