Tuesday, April 21, 2009


Another song title from Joni Mitchell, but I am thinking of this one; 
"Blue on blue
Sky's in your eyes"
I picked a handful of the scilla siberica from my front garden. I wanted to paint the intense blue that has fascinated me recently.
 This little sketch was made just minutes ago. I set a few blossoms down on a white background to study closely, they are very tiny. Separately, they have many variations of pale blues, deep cobalt blue, and violet. But when thousands of them bloom across the grass, the magic of bright spring blue happens.