Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Wildflower Road
by Karen Mathison Schmidt

North Louisiana lyrical summer landscape

© 2009 by Karen Mathison Schmidt

20 x 16 x 1 • acrylic on cradled Gessobord

SOLD • private collection, Placitas, New Mexico


These black-eyed susans grow wild, along with the honeysuckle and morning glories, just about everywhere around here in the summer. I love ’em! For this painting I started out with a blending of images from two different locations. Visit my blog to see the photos. I used a combination of brush and palette knife technique, with layers of color glazes to spontaneous effects, especially in the foreground.

Here are just a couple of close-up details of today’s painting:

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