Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Wall Flowers

"Earth laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American writer

original palette knife oil painting by Georgia artist Joan Terrell Joan Terrill
Wall Flowers by Joan Terrell
An original oil painting on
6" x 6" museum quality panel
Brush and palette knife
© 2015 Joan T. Terrell
Contact Burton Gallery (706-947-1351) to purchase
More paintings available at: http://www.joanterrell.com

So I drove to Anderson's Sunflower Farm in Cumming, GA one fine summer morning recently. Have you ever been to a sunflower farm? I hadn't until now and didn't quite know what to expect. There they were, each one a jewel until itself, but together, oh my goodness, sensory overload. Row upon row of undulating gold. Overwhelming! This is what it feels like to run into a solid wall of sunflowers.
This shade of yellow has the official Safety Yellow stamp of approval! Who knew there was such a thing? H-mmmm. A heliotropic conspiracy perhaps?

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