Forever Yours Valentine Rose

Detail from Forever Yours Red Rose Oil Painting by Karen LaFontaine for AJ
Detail from Forever Yours Red Rose by Karen LaFontaine

Forever Yours Red Rose

Be My Valentine. I will love you forever.

This perfect red rose was one in a bouquet of roses given to me by my husband. These intoxicating flowers brightened up our house for days during which they became perfect subjects for painting.

On a creative afternoon, I toned an 11 by 14 inch canvas with the color viridian. I, then, painted this sparkling red rose portrait immediately on top of my green undertone, using numerous shades of red to achieve both cool and warm color in balance. The wonderful result from this wet on wet mix of complimentary colors, is a lush and vibrant oil painting, with colors that simply glow.

A single red rose is a favorite expression of everlasting love. Forever Yours Red Rose will never fade, and can be the perfect gift to share as a forever expression of your love!

Today, in time for Valentines Day, Forever Yours Red Rose is available in my online gallery as museum quality giclée, printed with archival inks on premium archival canvas.

Forever Yours Red Rose has red rose colored edges and is finished with a satin varnish. This beautiful oil painting reproduction arrives ready to be hung or displayed, and will sparkle as gift for your special someone!

Thank you for visiting with me in my Artist’s Journal, On The Easel. I love sharing the inspiration that led to this truly one-of-a-kind rose portrait, that can now arrive, straight from my easel to you!

Forever Yours Red Rose, Flower Painting by Karen LaFontaine
Forever Yours Red Rose Oil Painting by Karen LaFontaine

Article image is detail from painting, Forever Yours Red Rose, 11×14 inches, oil on canvas. Fine art prints on canvas available in two sizes 11×14 inches and 22×28 inches.

Be well, Karen LaFontaine

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