24x36 oil on canvas
Buggin again! So much fun to paint, however I would suggest, for the purposes of this painting being attractive enough to enjoy, that we put aside our knowledge of where these puppies land and what they do when they get there and just try hard focus on the lovely array of color on it's back.
Try. Try really hard. I am. Ick!
I despise these insects but have always admired that reflective green that shows in certain lights on their...backs? Beautifully done, Suzanne!!ReplyDelete
Oh Suzanne, only you could take a much hated and ugly subject and make something to admire out of it. I have to agree about that beautiful green that you captured so well.ReplyDelete
Beautiful. I think it's curious that we dislike these flies so much. Hummingbirds have a similar iridescence and annoying buzz, and nobody hates hummingbirds. Must be the germs. This fly will have a chance to be a fly on somebody's wall.ReplyDelete
love love love love love this. :]ReplyDelete
This is absolutely beautiful. I agree that I am not a big fan of flies but they have their own beauty and purpose (I suppose!). Nice job.ReplyDelete
Damn, your good!!!ReplyDelete
Wow!! Suzanne! This is AWESOME! Love all the colour shifts and delicate wings...beautiful placement on the canvas. Great job!ReplyDelete
Hi Suzanne!... Shoo Fly! Shoo!... I despise flies ...usually! Having worked in a dairy barn... it's about their vittles... then landin' on moi... that forms my fierce feelings!ReplyDelete
By taken to the perspective you have created here... "You" have added beauty and an aura of colour that's... delicious (to the eye)!!! A great piece as usual Suzanne!
Thanks for your gracious comments re:my new project!
Suzanne, your are an amazing artist. For me to say how beautiful a fly is, what magnificent color. It's true when they say beauty is everywhere.ReplyDelete
All the best to you.
Thank you all so very much!ReplyDelete
"The Rainbow Fly" so beautifulReplyDelete
I just LOVE it!! Wonderful piece!!ReplyDelete
You know how I LOVE your bugs...so glad to see you buggin' again! This one is a real beauty. Gorgeous colors!ReplyDelete
I've been admiring your artwork for some time now, Suzanne. Everytime I think to comment, you post something more spectacular than the last...like this fly! Love everything about it. Thanks for keeping me wanting more.ReplyDelete
Another beauty that I almost missed, I love visiting your blog and just enjoying your paintings and your skill, hoping I could soak up a bit just by looking in awe at them :)ReplyDelete
How good are you? So good that you can make me contemplate the beauty in a bug. And I am quite the bug-hater.ReplyDelete
What an amazing painting! Thank you for taking the time to paint such a hated subject and show us the amazing beauty.ReplyDelete
Perfect. You can make me love a FLY. :)ReplyDelete
Love all your art, but ~really~ like the bugs! The wasps, fly, lady bug, all on the white background.ReplyDelete
Really like them.