Artists’ Gardens – Kaye Franklin

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Artists’ Gardens

Kaye Franklin

Peonies, 12 x 9", Oil, © Kaye Franklin
Peonies     12 x 9″     Oil     © Kaye Franklin

   In our ongoing fascination with the work that artists create from their very own gardens, we spotlight this week the work of Kaye Franklin. Though inspiration could be discovered far and large, many people have discovered “diamonds in personal yard”. There could be nice inventive advantages to portray a extra intimate and private world all through the adjustments of sunshine and season. 

   Franklin writes, “I like portray flowers and I develop most of the flowers which can be inspirations for my work. Lots of the flowers are in pots which I can transfer round till I discover the very best composition and lighting. I work on linen canvas panels and principally use bristle brushes. I begin with a wash, very mild in worth, everywhere in the canvas. The colour of the wash is set by the over all scene. I begin with a sketch and design the composition with focal space my first consideration. I work darkish to mild and skinny to thick.”

   “I plant hollyhocks and peonies in my backyard as a result of they’re my favorites and I do love portray them as nicely.”

Hollyhocks, 10 x 10", Acrylic, © Kaye Franklin
Hollyhocks     10 x 10″     Acrylic     © Kaye Franklin

   Members of The Artist’s Highway, learn extra about Kaye Franklin and her work in our earlier interview – Voices of Expertise article. To see Franklin’s most up-to-date work, go to:  Kaye Franklin Fine Art.

   In case you have work of your individual backyard panorama areas that you just’d wish to share, drop us a line. We would like to see your inspiration and its affect in your work.

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