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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Tulip Toles


I've been quite sick lately and didn't get as much art done this month as I was hoping to.  In between lying around gathering my strength, I worked on a bunch of cards a bit at a time.  So, here's a couple I finished and scanned and I'll post the rest as I put finishing touches to them and get them scanned.  These two are tole cards on black backgrounds and painted with acrylics.
Toles are old fashioned floral designs started in the Scandanavian countries and can be seen on many pennsylvania dutch artwork.

5 comments:

runningonink said...

WOW WOW WOW RENU! I soooo love these! I am Norwegian :) I love how they are on black makes the colors just pop! Hope you are feeling better!

Thanh said...

HUGS. Hope you are all better by now, Renu.

I just came back from surgery myself so I hear ya. As Kim said, I love the colour against the black as well!

Tami B. said...

I love the tradidtional feel of these and the white dots really make them pop. So sorry you've been sick, though.

Sharon said...

These tulips are gorgeous! Awesome work! :)

Su G said...

wow! thats it just wow!

 

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