Thursday, March 06, 2008

Tulips again


You gotta love them like this, just before they get thrown out. To me, this is tulips at their best, so expressive and with strong, deep colours.

15 x 19,5 cm, pencil and watercolours on sketchbook page (Arches hot press watercolour paper).

23 comments:

Lin said...

This is beautiful, Nina!! Loose, painterly and just glorious!

Linda T said...

This is wonderful! So expressive, like you said.

Linda said...

Yes -- it is perfect!

Nel said...

Just plain lovely, Nina. Love those colors together, you really give the feeling of tulipness here. Strong composition as well. Thanks for posting it, yummy!

Teri C said...

Beautiful and even gorgeous doesn't quite say it. They are awesome.

Margaret Ann said...

This is "season shock" Nina...what a splashy springy jump from the coldest day post before this...LOVE it!!! No frozen numb fingers here! ;)

janabouc said...

Yum! Gorgeous colors and so much life and movement in the painting.

Dave said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

The colours are AMAZING, Nina. Gorgeous.

seesue said...

Wild! Rich! Wonderful!

Sandy said...

Oh Nina I agree and you have captured thatlush richness perfectly!

PNH said...

Great looseness,beautiful colors.

PamYla said...

Your tulips are beautiful Nina!

Knitting Painter Woman said...

Luscious indeed! And with intrepid use of pigment. (I like your cold weather cornices/architectural details, too.)

Diahn said...

Completely perfect, Nina. Perfect!

laureline said...

I have some just like that in my house! It's a worldwide phenomenon every February and March! This is lovely---one of the best things you've done, imho---and that's saying a lot.

Lisalou said...

I am in love with these colors!
Lisa
http://lisalou-graceart.blogspot.com/

Anita Davies said...

GOURGEOUS!!!

Miguel Taborda said...

beautiful

Amy said...

very nice!

Kathleen Marie said...

These are beautiful Nina!

SCquiltaddict said...

Oh my goodness this is just the absolute best thing i have seen in well I dont know when...its soo lovely...exquisite colors...TERRIFIC job

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