Tuesday, January 15, 2008

"Magnolia" 24x24

oil on panel
SOLD


The magnolia blossom tops my list of favorite flowers. The sheer size is impressive but upon close inspection it is as delicate as they come.

18 Comments:

Blogger Alvin Richard said...

This is a show stopper! It's all here, beautiful composition and subject matter, dramatic shadows & light, the attention to details where it counts the most and the sheer size of it creates even greater impact. LOVE IT!!!!

5:48 PM  
Blogger m collier said...

Thank you so much Alvin !!

7:03 PM  
Blogger This Painting Life said...

This painting just says "Look at me" aren't I big, gorgeous, and wonderful :) Really beautiful painting Mr Collier!

7:20 PM  
Blogger JEANNE ILLENYE said...

In a word, MAGNIFICENT!! Jeanne

9:58 PM  
Blogger Diana Moses Botkin said...

What a pleasure this painting is to see. I love those fascinating magnolia blossoms too... so creamy white and waxy strong. You've captured the essence of their beauty in this piece!

12:33 AM  
Blogger Joanne said...

A fantastic painting! It is so clean and fresh looking. It makes a statement about what true beauty is. There is so much to enjoy with the detail and subtleties in light and shadow...I could go on and on, but the bottom line is that this is an amazing painting from a very gifted artist.

6:10 AM  
Blogger Sherry DeGhelder said...

WoW!
Alvin took the words right out of my mouth.

6:22 AM  
Blogger Takeyce said...

Wow! Excellent work, m.

7:54 AM  
Blogger Cheryl McCarley said...

Wow!! This is BEAUTIFUL!!!

10:54 AM  
Blogger leandra said...

One of my favorite flowers, and this painting is gorgeous.

12:29 PM  
Blogger Deb Kirkeeide said...

All I can say is ...wow. breathtaking and absolutely beautiful.

1:34 PM  
Blogger Rhonda Hurwitz said...

How beautiful...would love to see this one in person!

2:21 PM  
Blogger n. rhodes harper said...

Your work is so beautiful. Do you use a light box to set your still lifes up in, with controlled lighting? The light is so wonderful in your paintings.

4:32 PM  
Blogger Todd Bonita said...

Breathtaking M! Absolutely breathtaking and really nice to see some perspective of the size on the easel photo..nice touch. I'm so glad you're back, I was having M withdrawal.

Best,
Todd

5:56 PM  
Blogger Windy Lampson said...

I love the way you handle light! I'm curious- how many hours do you put into a painting like this?

7:35 PM  
Blogger Johnnie Scoutten said...

A stunner! Just gorgeous.

5:21 AM  
Blogger Stephen Magsig said...

Outstandingly beautiful, great work and thanks for the second shot for size relationship

8:02 AM  
Blogger Manuela Valenti said...

One of my favorite flowers as well... and you represent its entire splendor! Bravo!

8:57 AM  

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