Artists’ Gardens – Nancy Paris Pruden

Inspiration Shut at Hand

Artists’ Gardens

Nancy Paris Pruden

Garden Painting © Nancy Paris Pruden
Entrance Yard Backyard          8 x 10″          Plein Air Oil     © Nancy Paris Pruden

   In response to our Views “Inspiration Shut at Hand” name for work created in artists’ gardens or different private areas, we acquired these two photographs from artist, Nancy Paris Pruden. Though inspiration may be discovered far and broad, many people have discovered “diamonds in personal yard”, particularly all through the confinement of the pandemic. There may be nice artistic advantages to portray a extra intimate and private world all through the modifications of sunshine and season.

    Pruden writes about Entrance Yard Backyard (above) “The backyard is such a riot of coloration and shapes it was troublesome to prepare a composition till I made a decision to make one dominant flower up shut and massive. That manner I might believably range shapes to get a pure focus.” 

Garden Painting © Nancy Paris Pruden
English Backyard     9 x 12″     Plein Air Oil     © Nancy Paris Pruden

   “In English Backyard, I attempted to prepare it by making a refined grid utilizing an “X ” composition. Utilizing outlined darkish and lightweight shapes hopefully stored the portray from being only a jumble of coloration. I believe organizing a backyard is as a lot an artwork kind as portray it.”

   Inspiration for these works comes from summers spent at Pruden’s son’s San Rafael, California gardens. Pruden is a classically educated, life-long Texas artist. She travels the world leadng portray workshops in France, Italy, Eire, Portugal and Mexico. You possibly can view extra of her work at:  Nancy Paris Pruden Fine Art.

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