"Roses and Lace"

Oil on Linen Canvas

For this still life I put three things together that I like most - yellow roses are my favorite, plus I've always loved this lace napkin and the ginger jar I recently inherited. The biggest challenge for me was to paint the lace loosely enough so that it didn't distract at all. This meant a lot of soft edges and not making the cloth behind the lace openings too dark.

Image Size 12 x 16

Available at G. Stanton Gallery

Dallas, Texas

214-361-9611

This painting won Best of Show

Associated Creative Artists Annual Juried Exhibition 2011

Dallas, Texas

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