"Freshly Picked and Hastily Arranged in Blue" by Judy Lochbrunner



This abstract floral by local artist, Judy Lochbrunner, mixes it up with bits of collage.   These collage pieces are from from her collection of hand-painted papers. Caran d'Ache crayon lines add even more excitement to the floral shapes. A simple black pot for the vase provides a strong and calming base to the colorful action of the arrangement.  Collage has been steadily appearing in more and more of my paintings lately and this one has plenty of collaged "flowers".  I paint my own collage papers and store them in a big basket to pick and choose just the right one.  (And yes, scraps are never thrown away!) So much of the inspiration for my paintings comes from my gardens. - 9 x 1.5 x 12 inches