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Sunflowers



Sunflowers
watercolor on cold pressed Daler Rowney paper
10" x 10" / 25 x 25 cm.
 

I always wanted to paint sunflowers, it's funny how we put certain things off... Well, these sunflowers were growing as high as a house, screaming to be noticed.

I wish everyone a great weekend, thank you for stopping by!

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  1. Une fleur resplendissante de beauté!
    (j'adore les couleurs)
    Je vous souhaite un bon week-end, Celia.

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    1. Thank you for such a kind comment Olivier!

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  2. These sunflowers are fantastic, Celia! I love the vibrant colours in them and the textures in the heart of the flower.

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  3. Spettacolare il tuo girasole, Celia. Bello, moderno e originale nella colorazione. Buon week end!

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  4. Your sunflower is exquisite. I like how you shaded part of it in the center and gave it so much expression and personality. I can tell you had a passion for this subject by the way you portrayed it.

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    1. An incredible compliment Katherine! Thank you!

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  5. The touch of deep blue/purple in the center gives me shivers of pleasure.
    This painting is vibrant and gorgeous!

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    1. Julie, I am thrilled to know you like the color and painting! You are very generous, thank you!!!

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  6. A ray of sunshine on this sad, gray, rainy day! Just the thing I need. Thanks Celia

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    1. Thank you Helen! I'm happy to know you like it!

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  7. Dear Celia - so glad to see yours still growing...so lovely and the background of blue just sets it off perfectly. Hope you have a wonderful weekend dear.

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    1. Thank you Debbie! Although these are not my flowers, mine do not grow as well.

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  8. When I get to comment after so many others I see that what I wanted to say has already been said. Celia I love how you have painted your sunflowers, exciting, growing proud as they reach for that lovely blue sky

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    1. Thank you Lorraine, I'm overwhelmed by all the wonderful support!

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  9. Lovely colors...nice and vibrant! I like the square format, perfect for this subject.

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  10. Gorgeous Celia, vibrant and happy.love to you,Diana

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    1. Thank you Diana! I appreciate you stopping by!

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  11. Beautifully painted, Celia! Sunflowers always look fun to paint! I love the rich colors you used as well!!

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    1. Thank you Hilda! I had fun and was drawn to the strong yellows and bright colors.

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  12. WOW ! You certainly made the sunflower justice, wonderfully loose and gorgeous colors ! Have a nice weekend . xx

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    1. I appreciate your support and encouragement, Jane! A big hug!

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  13. Very nice Celia! Great color choices, such vibrancy and energy. Sunflowers are on my list to paint some day as well.

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    1. Oh, I can only imagine how gorgeous your interpretation will be, Laura! Don't put if off too long. :-)
      Thank you for you kind words!

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  14. I am beginning to understand that blue is possibly a signature colour of yours. It seems to appear in quite a few of your paintings. It is beautiful against the yellow of the sunflower here. Such a vibrant and happy painting. xx

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    1. Laura, I think you are right. I am drawn to blues because they seem to mix so easily with other colors. I also have a wide selection of them on my palette. Thank you for visiting my blog!

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  15. Sunflowers are my favorite flowers and these are beautiful.

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    1. I think they would be on the top of my list as well. Thank you for your nice comment and for taking the time!

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  16. Stunning colours Celia! The blue works so well for the background.

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