John Holcomb
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Floral

Floral paintings inspired by the Dutch Masters

 Inspired equally by the beauty of nature and the mastery of the old Dutch masters who painted extravagant floral compositions, Holcomb uses the floral motif to ease his mind.   While working on large series of paintings, Holcomb always has at least one floral in progress alongside. This practice has helped to open up his work as he thinks through the complexities of the challenges of the work in progress.   You can view detail images of Floral on Teal No. 4  here .

Inspired equally by the beauty of nature and the mastery of the old Dutch masters who painted extravagant floral compositions, Holcomb uses the floral motif to ease his mind. 

While working on large series of paintings, Holcomb always has at least one floral in progress alongside. This practice has helped to open up his work as he thinks through the complexities of the challenges of the work in progress. 

You can view detail images of Floral on Teal No. 4 here.

Floral on Teal No. 4, 36" x 26", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Teal No. 4, 36" x 26", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Orange, 36" x 29", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Orange, 36" x 29", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Winter White, 38" x 26", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Winter White, 38" x 26", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on True Blue, 38" x 28", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on True Blue, 38" x 28", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Golden Yellow, x" x x", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Golden Yellow, x" x x", acrylic and oil stick on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Pink No. 2, 32" x 26", acrylic and oil patel on panel, 2017

Floral on Pink No. 2, 32" x 26", acrylic and oil patel on panel, 2017

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Floral on Banana Yellow, 48" x 33", acrylic, serigraphy and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Banana Yellow, 48" x 33", acrylic, serigraphy and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Summer Pink, 56" x 36", acrylic and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Summer Pink, 56" x 36", acrylic and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Citrus Green, 56" x 43", acrylic and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Citrus Green, 56" x 43", acrylic and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2017

Floral on Teal No. 3, 50" x 26", acrylic, serigraphy, sand and oil pastel on plywood, 2017

Floral on Teal No. 3, 50" x 26", acrylic, serigraphy, sand and oil pastel on plywood, 2017

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Brite Blue Floral, 44" x 25", acrylic, spray paint and oil pastel on Masonite panel 2016

Brite Blue Floral, 44" x 25", acrylic, spray paint and oil pastel on Masonite panel 2016

Dark Blue Floral, 44" x 31", acrylic, spray paint and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2016

Dark Blue Floral, 44" x 31", acrylic, spray paint and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2016

Floral Flood No. 1, 32" x 25", acrylic, spray paint and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2015

Floral Flood No. 1, 32" x 25", acrylic, spray paint and oil pastel on framed canvas, 2015