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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

A HINT OF SPRING
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell


'A Hint of Spring'
Oil on Panel
8 x 16


Two weeks ago I found this wonderful hyacinth
bulb starter, shich was supposed to have a blue hyacinth.
  I took it home and checked it each day to see how
much it had grown.  As soon as the bloom started to
appear, I knew it was going to be pink - but I didn't
mind a bit!  I also realized that I was going to have 
to find some time during the Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days
Challenge to paint this.  I hope that it brings a 
Hint of Spring to you when you look at it.


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13 comments:

Nan Johnson said...

I saw these in the store recently and I'm so sorry I didn't pick one up. Love your painting & your touch of spring!

Dave Casey said...

Makes me look forward to my tulip and daffodil bed springing to life in a couple of months. Nice work. I love it.

Prabha Narayanan said...

The pink is so pretty!

CrimsonLeaves said...

Oh so beautiful!!! I want one!

Charlotte Yealey said...

Lovely! A nice spring thought on a cold winters day.

Maria Randolph said...

Claire,
I love this painting! The pinks are beautiful. What a lovely warm painting, just what we need on a cold day. I'm ready for warmer spring temperatures.

hmuxo said...

Such a beautiful pink...another gorgeous painting, Claire!!!

Pattie Wall said...

I saw them in the store awhile ago, should have gotten one, as I bet it brings a fresh breath of spring inside. The color of this one is so nice - that background is such a complement. Everything about it is wonderful!!

Susan said...

Such a lovely painting. I love the aroma of the hyacinth and you captured this so beautifully.

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thank you, Nan. I love that these bring Spring into my house early. I even went back and got one for my daughter!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thank you, Dave. I am looking forward to my bulbs coming up this Spring too!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Prabha, thank you!

Sherri Cassell said...

This is stunning!

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