What's New in the Studio: Floral Commission

New In The Studio:

Wrapping up some of the last commissions I will be creating in the state of New York! Here are some studio shots of a floral abstract piece, created for a client through the month of May.

This commission was inspired by a vintage tea cup collection, pulling the colors and shapes from the delicate hand-painted flowers of each set. 
 Most commissions begin with the sketchbook. It is so exciting to send thumbnails to clients and hear their reactions. A very honest process.

Most commissions begin with the sketchbook. It is so exciting to send thumbnails to clients and hear their reactions. A very honest process.

For this floral piece, I wanted to be sure the client knew my style would be playing a large part. Yes, flowers and leaves will be visible- but there will also be many shapes and colors that trick the eye into seeing a larger picture of something that isn't necessarily there. Many of the leaf-like shapes were created using squeegees and palette knives, and I enjoyed the unpredictable outcomes. 

 Working the paints, texture and contrast to watch each piece come to life is the most rewarding part of this process. 

Working the paints, texture and contrast to watch each piece come to life is the most rewarding part of this process. 

Next, the piece is wired for hanging, varnished, and packaged up to be sent off to it's new home.

All of the work that is coming next will be created overseas, and I couldn't be more excited. More soon.

xo S

Have a piece in mind?

Contact me for commission inquires at >>  srueterart@gmail.com

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