Friday, June 16, 2017

Summer Muse

"A summer Muse" Acrylic on Canvas- 
Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)

I've been experimenting with a new color Palette -more Red - Gold -Light Red Oxide - Enjoy these colors mixed with the bright Pastels -!   

"At the Beach" Acrylic Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)

The Palette - "Summer Fun In The Sun"

Monday, June 12, 2017

Garden Inspiration

"Garden" Acrylic - Mary Maki Rae -2017(c)
After painting all those Petunias and Marigolds - I'm inspired once again by the first Golden Lilly to appear this Summer.  Also some bright Dianthus and a gorgeous violet Verbena-!

"Garden" Acrylic - Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)

Then sometimes to complete a painting - it works to venture outside - to observe a small part of the exquisite plant world of the "wild forest":

"Garden" Acrylic on Arches Watercolor Paper -
Mary Maki Rae - 9" x 12" 2017(c)