Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Sunflowers - in the Car

Sunflowers - in the Car
Originally uploaded by linfrye
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Sitting in a car traveling 65 mph along long stretches of Interstate tends to make me sleepy, and so when C is driving, I will often carry a photo or object to sketch and paint along the way.

This sunflower was painted in the car this weekend while traveling to the mountains ... It took a while to complete since we stopped here and there ... but it kept me occupied! LOL

All of our sunflowers are gone...the few we had on the property are all brown and dried and every now and then we catch a small bird picking a seed or two from a drooping head.

We're taking a group to a nearby Arboretum and the Art Museum so I'll catch up tonight ... hopefully!

Have a great day!


Teri C said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! You must have a smooth riding car. We always seem to hit a bump at a critical point.

Lorraine said...

WOW; with my husband's driving, I can only do wild and abstract things with a colored pencil -- nothing else is possible LOL.

You amaze me Lin. This is not only gorgeous but so well defined -- how in the world did you manage this while riding in a moving vehicle???

I love the colors -- the shading -- the leaves are terrific. BRAVO and WELL DONE. Wow!!

Joan Sicignano Artist said...

Lin, it's beautiful. Oh, yes tomorrow for sure, flowers, and fruits. Thank you for sharing your amazing work.

Allan and Lesley said...

Beautiful Lin, i have been trying sunflowers this summer, and this is inspiring.

Claire M said...

Delightful sunflowers!