Inspired by J.M.W. Turner, Georgia O'Keefe, Massimo Cruciani, Edgar Degas and many others, I am pleased to be an artist painting in oils (palette knife and brush), soft pastels, paintings on glass and now watercolors. My landscapes are driven by my travel memories. My flowers are inspired by the actual thing -- I once had a pressed and dried flower business. And my skies -- my hero is Turner. What more can I say?
My motto: "Life is short, use color!" I hope you enjoy my show.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
"Abstracted Iris Trio" by Karla Nolan, palette knife, oil painting
Oh, this was just so much fun to paint! After an 18 month absence, I was a bit unnerved about the prospect of putting palette knife into oil, never mind onto canvas, but I have always enjoyed seeing irises in springtime, so I thought, why not? The colors are just vivid as can be and with the prospect of winter around the corner, we all need a bit of cheer!
"Abstracted Iris Trio", 4"x6" palette knife oil painting on linen panel, $48 includes s/h in the continental U.S., Paypal accepted, contact me at KarlaNolan@gmail.com for more info -- and thanks for looking!