Saturday, September 18, 2010

Old Glory

oil on canvas panel 6x6 inches
There's always a flag flying at our house. As a result, we have lots of old flags. I even have one with 48 stars that belonged to my dad. Even folded, faded and old, to me it's a beautiful thing. In this painting I tried to capture the wear and the colors. The grommets adorn her like gold rings.


  1. Karen, You have done a great job painting this old flag. You have captured the feeling of its age and its glory days. Lovely

  2. wow Karen this is so wonderful1 What a great job and super subject! I love this one!

  3. I love the slightly worn look of the colors on the flag. Really love this piece.

  4. This is wonderful Karen...great composition and you really captured the faded look of the cloth!

  5. What a capture! I really like this one. Lots of depth and great execution. Stirs the emotions too.


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