I just love the shape of a daffodil flower.  (especially when blanketed by the 2″ of snow we had this morning)  Spring has sprung!

oil on canvas

 Daffodil TracyWall(c)




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I'm an artist and massage therapist living in Denver, Colorado.
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6 Responses to Daffodil

  1. Melissa says:

    Ah! Lovely and dramatic! I miss daffodils, and lilacs. I seem to remember daffodils with snow on them, and the snow didn’t hurt them, as it would more tender flowers.

  2. Con says:

    Oh Tracy, your work on this yellow daff is beautiful. The shadows! The color!
    Like Melissa, I too remember snow on daffs, but don’t see any where I live now. My favorite of the spring wildflowers is a wild buttercup called pasque that should be emerging about now. Would love to see you paint the pasques, too, since you have such a way with color and form. I try to capture them with photography and it is difficult sometimes to get an image that matches what my eyes love about these flowers.

  3. blazedanielle says:

    This is just lovely!! :)
    Daffodils are my favorite flower, and you have done it justice!! Great job!

  4. Tracy says:

    Thank you all!

    Yes daffodils, though look delicate, are tough as nails. I just love the horn shape in the center with lacy ripples on the end.

    I’ve not heard of pasques (or wild buttercup); I’ll have to look them up. The first flowers of spring offer such a lovely wake-up call that the seasons are changing.

  5. Melissa says:

    Boyoboy, if you want flowers, go to http://www.davesgarden. http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/
    And for a daily bloom, bloom.com. This one is dangerous, can be a sensory overload!

    Hum, I haven’t looked at the moss and fungi forum yet, bet they have some macro there! I post a lot on this gardening forum, I have started growing stuff instead of painting! But I got my new camera, a Cannon Rebel XTi. Too much and not enough at the same time, I should have gotten a point-and-shoot!

    OK, to the studio with you ,,,,and me, once I go rake that mulch!

  6. Hi Tracy, I love your flower painting and the dog! Is he your pet. What a great dog. Thanks for dropping by http://blog.SoupKitchenWriting.com for Alyson’s blog tour to introduce her book. Anne Randolph http://www.SoupKitchenWriting.com

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