Blue Flower Petals

“Action without study is fatal. Study without action is futile.”
– Mary Ritter Beard

Blue Flower Petals

Acrylic on Canvas

I don’t remember what type of flower this was, but it’s a close up view of a cluster type bloom.  I glazed it afterward with some acrylic medium mixed with blue.  Just something a little different.  🙂

I really enjoyed yesterday’s blog hop.  The best part was getting to know the members of the group a little better.  If you get a chance, click on any of the links from yesterday’s post to see some amazing art.

About Mary Ritter Beard

The American historian and suffragette Mary Ritter Beard was best known for the acclaimed two-volume work, The Rise of American Civilization, which she cowrote with her husband, Charles Beard. She was born in Indiana in 1876. She became a spokeswoman for the importance of women’s history with her books, On Understanding Women and Women as Force in History. She and her husband were controversial, dynamic figures who helped frame the way we view American history. She died in 1958.


8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carol King
    Mar 06, 2011 @ 22:46:47

    This works as both flowers and and abstract design. Beautiful and simple. I love the blue and green together.


  2. Debbie Adams
    Mar 05, 2011 @ 06:36:14

    I can’t tell what type of flower these are, but the sure are pretty, Beth!


  3. Artswebshow
    Mar 05, 2011 @ 05:19:06

    Looks a bit similar to a pattern you would find on wallpaper, but without colour.
    Lovely colours and details


  4. lesliepaints
    Mar 04, 2011 @ 09:21:13

    I like shapes and shapes overlapping shapes.


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