Study in Reds
10 x 8


Study in Reds10 x 8 -Floral Still life paintings still life paintings; flower paintings; alla prima flower paintings; - Art of Betty J. BillupsStill Life Alla Prima PaintingAny original can be Ordered as a Canvas enhanced Giclee print to fit your size requirement for home or office!For More OriginalsClick here
Study in Reds
10 x 8
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Many times artists and collectors alike will term "studies" as something inferior to a "painting." For myself, my definitions are a little different:
EVERYTHING I paint, begins as a "study", not matter the size! That is, I want to "study" how colors affect one another. Or "how" a lopsided composition (ex.: Lilacs & Peonies) can be saved by merely adding a shape! Or how to simplify shapes and values to create unity, as in this painting... with values, and a family of colors that reflect the others in a single piece, as in this "study."


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