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Blossom Time  (sold  to Calgary Canada) 2013 by Sandra  Sengstock-Miller

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This just finished painting has sold to Calgary, Canada. A pastel painting on pastel paper. As I live on a mountain range I like to include these in my paintings.

The idea or structure of the painting took place as I went along. I started with the lorikeet’s placement and then worked the story line around them.

I have no idea what the flowers are as they grew on our footpath where the lorikeets just loved them. Going through my photographs the inspiration of a painting grew as I viewed the flowers and birds.

The mountains and the Australian bushland came to mind for the background as did the river. The river came to life as I started to work on the background.

Please enjoy my art work titled “Blossom Time”

sandra works mainlyin pastels but occassionally she does watercolour, mixed medium and acrylcs.

Travelling now play a bit part of Sandra’s life where she gathers all her reference photography for her art and the joy of photography has started to creep in as an extra extension.

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  • Norah Jones
    Norah Jonesover 1 year ago

    Beautiful Sandra, love the way you describe starting with one bird and working from there. You put it together just beautifuly !!

  • Thanking you so much Norah. It took me 3 weeks to do as the leaves were driving me mad. I worked in squares at a time. Many thanks for a lovely review.

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • © Angela L Walker
    © Angela L Walkerover 1 year ago

    Wow! Sandra, this is gorgeous! Your hard work yielded amazing results… Love this! :)

  • Thanking you Angela for the lovey review I didn’t think that when doing all those leaves and flowers. yes all the time paid off with the end result. many thanks Sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    Sandra, this is so gorgeous! Splendid work!

  • Bunny you are always so generous with your lovely reviews. Received with thanks.

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • swaby
    swabyover 1 year ago

    Wow do you have talent, so so beautiful in every way! Fabulous colors and comp!

  • Thanking you swaby for your compliment that is received with thanks . I had one happy buyer. I do worry until I hear back from them. Many thanks Sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 1 year ago

    Your painting is absolutely stunning, Sandra. Even the sky and mountain range (faded as it is) are in harmony with the Lorikeets and their environment. I love how you show a flower bud in the mouths of two of the birds, and another bird whos head is stuck in a flower, presumably sipping its sweet nectar. The new owner of this painting must feel, right now, like the luckiest person in the world. I could look at this forever.

    p.s. I hope you will consider joining solo-exhibition, here, and submitting this and others of your fine art works. I would so love that and be honored for you to do so, Sandra.

  • Hi, many thanks for a wonderful review. The lorikeet just happen to have his head in the flower as I took the photo. The new owner was very happy with the art piece. I worry when a piece is bought unseen except for seeing a photography. Thanking you for the invitation I did look at the site and there is wonderful wonderful art on solo-exhibition so I would be honoured. sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    Wonderful work

  • Thanks for the wonderful words that say so much. much appreciated………..sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHesseover 1 year ago

    Magnificent work, Sandra!

  • Many many thanks for a lovely review with such a compliment. much appreciated. sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonover 1 year ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • Hi Leslie, and a wonderful way to open the site to see a feature. Many thanks greatly accepted.

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • Wayne Wood
    Wayne Woodover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on having your image featured in the group “The Birds”

  • A lovely reward that is glowing pleasure to receive. Sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

  • seeya
    seeyaover 1 year ago

    Absolutely brilliant work, Sandra. Color, composition, movement, background, all is perfect. I can understand why it sold so quickly:) Sandy

  • Hi seeya, thanking you for those wonderful words and compliment. Many many thanks. Sandy

    – Sandra Sengstock-Miller

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