Friday, October 18, 2013

'Battlefield Blues'
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Battlefield Blues'
(Gettysburg Battlefield National Park)
© Claire Beadon Carnell
Oil on Archival Canvas Panel
24 x 18

I spotted these beautiful blue flowers up
on Little Round Top (Gettysburg Battlefield National Park)
 one Summer morning when I had gone up there to paint. 
It seems as though every time I go up there I see something
new.  It's such an amazing place, and never fails
to intrigue me. 

Note:  This plant is known as Viper's Bugloss
(Echium vulgare), Blue Weed or Blue Devil.

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Claire Beadon Carnell
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hmuxo said...

Your work gets better with every painting you do.! This is beautiful, Claire...The colors are amazing!!!

CrimsonLeaves said...

Quite beautiful and I love the up close Bugloss...and thank you for providing the name of the flowers too. I just think wildflowers are so beautiful!


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