Posts Tagged ‘orchids’

Orchid Sketch No. 2: Oncidium

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Orchid Sketch No. 2 - Oncidium Pencil Drawing

Orchid Sketch No. 2: Oncidium
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Graphite pencil drawing on Canson CA Grain paper
Approximately 4 x 4 inches — 10 x 10 cm
US$45 — free shipping to the US
For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





Here’s a companion piece to the orchid drawing I previously posted.

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Orchid Sketch No. 1: Dendrobium

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Orchid Sketch No. 1 - Dendrobium Pencil Drawing

Orchid Sketch No. 1: Dendrobium
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Graphite pencil drawing on Canson CA Grain paper
Approximately 4 x 4 inches — 10 x 10 cm
US$45 — free shipping to the US
For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





Here’s something a little different. I did this small drawing several years ago, back when pencil was the only medium I use.

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Phalaenopsis Orchid

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Phalaenopsis Orchid Painting - Light Violet

Phalaenopsis Orchid
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Oil painting on hardboard
Approximately 7 x 5 inches — 18 x 13 cm
For inquiries, please e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com

Phalaenopsis orchids are some of my most favorite flowers. I find them very elegant and great painting subjects. I really like this light violet/pink variety against the gray green background.

On another note, my good friend Sherry recently started a new blog. She is doing a weekly challenge where you can join her paint or draw from a single reference photo. Sherry is a kind and wonderful lady and a great artist! Be sure to stop by her blog and join in: http://artistsherry.blogspot.com/

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Pigeon Orchid No. 2

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Pigeon Orchid Oil Painting No. 2

Daily Painting #324 – Pigeon Orchid No. 2
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Oil painting on hardboard
Approximately 5 x 7 inches — 13 x 18 cm
Private Collection

These pigeon orchids are a challenge to paint. I have to start painting as soon as the buds open or else they will be droopy and wilted before I even finish setting up my oil paints! They are beautiful flowers though and I look forward to painting them some more in the future.

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Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid No. 3

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid Painting - Oil No. 3

Daily Painting #268 – Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid No. 3
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Oil painting on hardboard
Approximately 6 x 6 inches — 15 x 15 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com





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Purple Dendrobium Orchid No. 2

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Purple Dendrobium Orchid No. 2 - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #259 – Purple Dendrobium Orchid No. 2
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5 x 7 inches — 13 x 18 cm
Private Collection

Trying a loose painting style.

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Purple Dendrobium Orchid

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Purple Dendrobium Orchid - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #257 – Purple Dendrobium Orchid
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
US$100 — free shipping worldwide
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For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





A while back, I painted these Dendrobium orchid buds. Here’s a painting of one of those buds fully opened.

Phthalo blue is a very powerful color and I have to constantly remind myself to use only a small amount. Too much usually results in a pile of mud-looking mixture.

I often forget, however. I don’t think I’ve ever used it on a background and didn’t end up scraping it off and trying again. This usually means that after the painting is done, I’ll end up with a pile of “mud mix” from the background attempts which didn’t turn out right. Check out the next painting to see how I used that “mud mix”.

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Dendrobium Orchid Buds

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Dendrobium Orchid Buds Oil Painting

Daily Painting #247 – Dendrobium Orchid Buds
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
Private Collection

I waited for this orchid to flower for a long time. I think it was over a year ago when it last bloomed. I was really excited when I saw the buds growing. Today, all three buds have fully opened — it’s really wonderful to see its deep purple flowers again!

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Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid No. 2

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid Oil Painting

Daily Painting #245 – Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid No. 2
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
US$100 — free shipping worldwide
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For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





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Orchid Bud (ACEO)

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Orchid Bud - ACEO Oil Paintings

Daily Painting #215 – Orchid Bud
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm

This orchid bud was done using leftover oil paint that I had from the previous day’s session. My reference was a pencil sketch that I did from life a few years ago. Somehow the monochrome effect didn’t look right as I was painting it, but in the end, I liked it and thought it had a “classic” feel to it.

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Orchid

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Orchid Oil Painting

Daily Painting #167 – Orchid
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 4.5 x 7.5 inches — 11 x 19 cm
US$100 — free shipping worldwide
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For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





This is the first time this orchid has bloomed for us. I don’t know its name, but it has long graceful spikes full of tiny, tiny flowers with orange centers. To orchid lovers out there, if you know the name of this orchid or what species it belongs to, please let me know.

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Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid Oil Painting

Daily Painting #134 – Dendrobium Anosmum Orchid
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
US$100 — free shipping worldwide
For inquiries, please e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com

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Pigeon Orchid (ACEO)

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Pigeon Orchid - Dendrobium Crumenatum Painting - ACEO

Daily Painting #108 – Pigeon Orchid
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus shipping
For purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

Here is the pigeon orchid (dendrobium crumenatum) in bloom. I like these delicate white flowers. They began to wilt even as I was painting them though.

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Pigeon Orchid Bud (ACEO Dendrobium Crumenatum)

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Pigeon Orchid Bud - Dendrobium Crumenatum - ACEO Paintings

Daily Painting #106 – Pigeon Orchid Bud
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus shipping
For purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

This is the first time I’m painting the Pigeon Orchid (dendrobium crumenatum). Our little plant has actually bloomed before, but I wasn’t quick enough to paint the flowers then. My Mom and I were new to the Pigeon Orchid and we were more accustomed to longer blooming orchids. I was very surprised when these wilted after only a few hours! I made sure to catch the blooms (and bud) this time though.

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Dancing Lady Series (ACEO Oncidium Orchids) – No. 4

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Dancing Lady Series - Oncidium Orchids No. 4 - ACEO Painting

Daily Painting #103 – Dancing Lady Series: Oncidium Orchids No. 4
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus shipping
For purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

I may add some more to this in the future, but for now, here is the last painting in the Dancing Lady series.

I’ve joined all four of the ACEO oncidium orchids into one image along with some very simple titles. When I have time, one of my favorite hobbies is to create artistic designs on the computer. I like to combine text, images and interesting patterns to try and create a visually appealing design. It’s a fun way to express creativity!

Dancing Lady Oncidium Orchids Oil Paintings

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Dancing Lady Series (ACEO Oncidium Orchids) – No. 3

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Dancing Lady Series - Oncidium Orchids No. 3 - ACEO Painting

Daily Painting #99 – Dancing Lady Series: Oncidium Orchids No. 3
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus shipping
For purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

Here’s the third oncidium in the Dancing Lady ACEO series.

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Dancing Lady Series (ACEO Oncidium Orchids) – No. 2

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Dancing Lady Series - Oncidium Orchids No. 2 - ACEO Paintings

Daily Painting #97 – Dancing Lady Series: Oncidium Orchids No. 2
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ACEO Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus shipping
For purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

Here’s the second orchid in the “Dancing Lady” series. I have two more of these coming up.

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Dancing Lady Series (ACEO Oncidium Orchids) – No. 1

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Dancing Lady Series - Oncidium Orchids No. 1 - ACEO Paintings

Daily Painting #96 – Dancing Lady Series: Oncidium Orchids No. 1
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ACEO Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus shipping
For purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

Here is the first in a series of ACEO oncidium orchids.

To my e-mail subscribers: I have been having some problems with the mailing list as sometimes links do not work and some images do not show up. I’m not sure if you’re experiencing the same problems, but I am working hard to get a new mailing list program up and running. It may take a little time, so I hope you will bear with me. Until then, should you come across those broken links and disappearing images, just click on my blog URL at the end of each e-mail or copy it to your address bar. The latest post will always be on top. I’m so sorry for the inconvenience!

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Oncidium Orchids Diptych – 2 of 2

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Oncidium Orchids Diptych - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #90 – Oncidium Orchids Diptych
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 8 inches — 14 x 20 cm
SOLD

Here’s the other half of the orchid diptych I posted yesterday. I actually painted the right side first because I didn’t really plan this to be a diptych. Below is an image showing the two side by side.

Oncidium Orchids Paintings in Oil

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Oncidium Orchids Diptych – 1 of 2

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Oncidium Orchids Diptych - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #89 – Oncidium Orchids Diptych
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 8 inches — 14 x 20 cm
SOLD

Taking an inspiration from yesterday’s cabbage painting, this one also has a similar background design. This painting is meant to be part of a diptych. I will post the other half tomorrow, so stay tuned!

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