Sunflowers | Jeffrey Smith

Sunflowers are my favorite flowers — I’ve always found them to be so cheerful and have such personality! Setting up for this painting, I really wanted to focus on just one flower. I decided to push the level of detail on the bloom in the upper right section of the painting. I also cropped in …
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Shade Your Eye from the Sun

Close Up Sunflowers, by Jeffrey Smith

This painting was done a super, super sunny, Sunday morning. I was tucked away in a tiny spot of shade on the edge of the path through the Display and Sampler garden on the University of Minnesota campus.

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