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Sunflower Medley

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Here is the progression of my newly completed painting "Sunflower Medley".  This was a joy to paint - minus the miserable heat wave that had to be endured during it's creation! Enjoy...




















"Sunflower Medley" 24" x 20" oil on linen $1200 www.kaiathomas.com

A Refreshing Perspective

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"Refreshing Perspective" 9 x 12 oil on gesso hardboard
$300 
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  Although it's expected, living in the Arizona desert, for the summers to be brutally hot and often uncomfortable, this summer I found myself wondering how and why I was putting up with this extreme climate. This particular summer seemed, and many others agreed, to be more brutal than most. Although I have a cooler in the studio that manages to keep the temperature livable, when the outside temperature reaches 112, somehow it just never feels cool enough inside. This made painting an enduring challenge for several weeks. I suddenly found myself day dreaming of water...cool, refreshing water... I was inspired! Thus "Refreshing Perspective" was born.  progression of "Refreshing Perspective"

While working on it, I felt that my longing for this setting was so strong that it really imbued the painting. I can't help but stare at this piece and actually start fe…