Terrill Welch

Tulips in the Studio

  • Oil On Canvas
  • 18 x 14 x 1.5 in
  • Terrill Welch
  • Sold

This is an alla prima work completed in the quiet warmth of a January afternoon in the loft studio. When I saw these beauties at the grocery store, I knew I would bring a few home as a reminder of our pending spring. Even on Mayne Island, there are no tulips this time of year. These flowers have been imported from some unknown location. Our natural world has traveled far to reach me this week and undoubtedly precious fossil fuels were burned in the process. So with this acknowledgement, and some guilt, I am determined that the sacrifice is not wasted. The elegant vase is on loan from a good friend. These kinds of colourful winter painting days warm my heart and keep my spirit light.

  • Subject Matter: Still Life
  • Created: January 15, 2017
  • Inventory Number: TW1380O
  • Collections: still life paintings
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