Monday, December 19, 2011

12-19-11. One of our frying pans.

Violet Borage and Petrels

Violet Borage and Petrels (20x24in. oil painting)

This painting is an expressionistic rendering of petrels (seabirds) flying over a backdrop of borage flowers. The birds and flowers were randomly selected by using The painting began as a field of stamped five-pointed stars. Parts of these are still visible. My goal for this painting was to develop a harmonious composition from the random elements.