Autumn's Sunshine poster by Maria Hunt. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
While visiting my plein-air painting partner in Federal Way, Washington, rain started, and we went out for flowers, set up a still life and began... more
While visiting my plein-air painting partner in Federal Way, Washington, rain started, and we went out for flowers, set up a still life and began painting indoors. I just wanted to paint something simple, understated, and ignored all the other elements in the still life and just painted the flowers in a vase. This started out as a controlled watercolor painting. I spritzed the paper and things began to happen. I liked the wet-into-wet style of painting this bouquet of sunflowers. It was loose and free. To add more fun, I splattered paint so when people see it, they know it was created with a free spirit.. and love.
Special Feature, 1000 Views on 1 image 6/8/17
Selected as a "MASTERPIECE" by the members of the “PHENOMENAL CLUB” 5/31/17
Peer Nominated SPECIAL FEATURE in "1000 Views" group 6/6/17
1st Place - Juried Yellow Flowers Only contest for the Exquisite Florals group
1st Place - Juried Autumn Bouquet contest -
3rd place - Contest - Kansas - Th...
About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...