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Methods and Madness

Sometimes I paint fast and loose

Other times quite controlled

The subject decides the method

But each work has the same goal:

A painting that is successful

And beautiful to behold!


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Monday, March 8, 2010

Rhythm & Blues Series ( Flower, Vase, Fabric) by Bertie Brown

Rhythm & Blues

original: 12"w x 15 1/2"h


“Rhapsody in Blue”

Was our music today

Sophie and I thrilled

To the opening way

That the clarinet soared

Through that octave and more...

We set up a still life

With lots of great blues

We have so much fabric

It’s hard just to choose..

Then added some spring blooms

In a vase of, yes, blue

And hummed to the tunes

While painting till noon

Sophie, my rhapsody

In tap dancin’ shoes

Gerschwin and Orchestra

Playin’ his blues!


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