Two Vases Full of Flowers by julie mevi

Two Vases Full of Flowers

Small acrylic painting on 140# watercolor paper, created from my imagination, thus in the style of expressionism.
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Yellow and blue used to good effect. I love the style rather Gaughainish
over 3 years ago
He is my hero.
over 3 years
Lovely vases and flowers, love the color and texture.
over 3 years
Thanks Carmela. Julie
over 3 years
Self taught,say? You must be jocking!
over 3 years
Hi Vito...no it is true ,however I have taken several classes at Berkeley City College!.
over 3 years
your imagination is very good--love the flowers
over 3 years
Thanks, James. Julie
over 3 years
well done still life painting
over 3 years
Very good,
over 3 years
Very pretty
over 3 years
nice
over 3 years
Thanks, Ase. Julie
over 3 years
Quite impressionistic
over 3 years
I love Cezanne's flowers!
over 3 years
Very well done. Love the choice of muted colors
over 3 years
Thanks Paul. Julie
over 3 years
beautiful colours lovely piece
over 3 years
Welcome to the group.
over 3 years
Thanks!!
over 3 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group floral still-life, and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.

Lovely color and composition! (accepted)
over 3 years
thank you or adding this gorgeous work to my group...love it
over 3 years
Thanks, Sonja. Julie
over 3 years
It is lovely and the colours great
over 3 years
thanks!
over 3 years
Really interesting style.
over 2 years
I like the yellow w/blue combo.
over 1 year
I enjoyed painting this..It is a small 6 x 8 inch painting
over 1 year
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julie meviJuliet Mevi, Artist

BACKGROUND: Julie, a resident of Berkeley, CA , is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. While serving with Peace Corps in Brazil, Julie, (having studied not art, but biology and nutritional sciences at UC Davis), was placed in the state offices of the Brazilian school lunch program. This is where she got her start in the art world. The Brazilians needed help developing menus and recipes but they also needed someone to develop educational materials. Julie, was given a drafting table, paints, pens, ink and paper. She ended up primarily producing brightly designed posters and slides.

Back from Peace Corps, Julie earned a masters degree in public health from UCB. To help support her education, Julie made and sold...
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"?" Recently I read a book on flower painting in which the author was adamant that flowers should never be painted larger than real life. I guess this is one...
Whoever made that comment should tell places B&Q where large stretched canvases with 'oversized' flowers are on sale. There is nothing wrong with 'large', it... view answer
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