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Saturday, March 27, 2010

The Darker Side of Me

Last weekend during the Marketplace event , I had a couple of antique dealers come into my studio/shop and comment on all the pink, cream, and white and then inquire whether or not I ever do any darker colored paintings? So in honor of their request I thought I would share with you some of my darker inspirations.

13 comments:

  1. I don't think you realize it, but you could paint anything your little heart desires! I don't think you realize that "yet" but I see it in the near future. Yep, you know me, I have all the answers, ha-ha! Still working on finding you a wall space at Country Roads. Our customers and "us" miss you!
    Take care, Sue

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  2. These paintings are very striking Christie! Just beautiful. They are perfect for adding that little punch of "wow" to a room.

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  3. Oh did my sister & I love it when you went to the dark side! She loved them for their more "French" feel and I because they remind me of the Flemish floral paintings I love! The darker background just makes your roses "pop"! Gorgeous!

    m ^..^

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  4. These are beautiful! Your roses really stand out against the dark background. They have a French look to them. I love your lighter ones too of course.

    Hugs,
    Lee Laurie

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  5. Christie these would be such a lovely contrast to a light and airy interior. They are so stunning and I agree with M from oc cottage, they do remind me of the beautiful Flemish paintings.
    I am still so excited that you are blogging!!!
    hugs

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  6. Hi Christie, I love your paintings, whether they are on a lighter or darker background, however the darker background is really nice!! hope you are doing well, didn't know you moved to Fallbrook. I am looking forward to your photos of country life!! Stacey

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  7. Hi Christie,
    LoVe what EvEr your hands create !! Always Beautiful, and soo real looking .. you are Amazing ~
    hugs ~tea~

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  8. Hi Christie,
    The darker paintings are lovely indeed but I am so drawn to your lighter ones. Beautiful roses! Have a lovely week.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  9. Absolutely Breathtaking Christie!

    Can't wait to Flea Market in a couple weeks!!!

    xo,
    Lisa

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  10. I love the darker side of you! (there's no side that isn't gorgeous and sweet)

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  11. I really like the 'darker' side of you!! Also, your table looked fantastic at Glitterfest!!

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  12. Dark or Light, your work is beautiful Christie! hugs! karen....
    Ps... I was a couple of tables down from you at Glitterfest. With Robin D. Howes....

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