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Painting Process "Jubilee"
Colleen Wilcox Floral Art Original Art Tropical FlowersColleen Wilcox
Happy New Year! Although we are well into January the Hawaiian weather has been holding strong this year making everything look sunny and bright. Although some of the summer flowers such as plumeria are not currently in bloom, the island is lush with ginger, hibiscus and much more. Since I am constantly inspired by admiring the local nature, one of my favorite things to paint are what I call floral "medleys". In these swirling, dynamic compositions I arrange a variety of tropical plants amongst abstract shapes, fluid lines and washes of color. My newest original "Jubilee" is my latest floral medley painted...
"Mystic Blue": A Whale Tale
Acrylic Colleen Wilcox Humpback Original Art Painting Sea Life WhaleColleen Wilcox
Magical, mysterious, magnificent humpback whales! I am so excited to have finally expressed my love and respect for these animals in my new published original, "Mystic Blue". Keep reading to find out the process behind this 24"x30" acrylic on canvas painting! "Mystic Blue" 24"x30" acrylic on canvas by Colleen Wilcox I began this piece back in November of 2015, just at the start of whale season in Hawaii. Hoping for some real life inspiration, I scanned the waters daily for my first sighting. But the humpbacks were slow to arrive this season, and reports of sightings were only trickling in over...