A Dahlia flower oil painting,

Titled: Wet and Wild Dahlia

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The Dahlia Flower, a small blossom that packs a lot of punch!  Are you looking for a fiery red, exciting floral design for your home?  When I first saw this dahlia flower, with its blossom full of reds, oranges, pinks and whites, I knew I was falling in love. 

All those intricate petal shapes and sizes moving around the central mass, each seeming to dance to its own music yet, as a whole the blossom was complete.

Upon closer inspection, I could see my little dancers were wet with dew, as if perspiring in the heat of the moment, and this only added to the complex design unfolding in the crisp morning air.  The light was changing and I didn't want to lose this exciting moment, so, back to the house for sketch book and camera. 

After several examples and views, I decided the full frontal straight onto the blossom would show its glory best. I had already decided too, that this would make for a great large scale painting.

Below, you see the results. 

This painting exudes excitement, thus the name.  Click the picture to zoom in and see some of the dew drops.


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More info on the dahlia flower painting:

Title:  Wet and Wild Dahlia

Size:  48" x 36" x 2"

On Gallery Wrapped canvas and ready to hang. 

I ship only within the continental US and charge a portion of the actual costs.  I use FED EX, as they do such a great job with fragile art work of this size.  The painting is on gallery wrapped canvas and ready to hang.  It is shipped insured for your purchase price.  I give a 7 day money back if not satisfied guarantee. 

This painting because of it's color and explosive design probably won't work well for the dentist's office foyer like some of my other large works have gone.  Those paintings were done with a calming color scheme and a hazy background.  This painting however, would work in an area where motivation and energy are needed and wanted.

Have an office where synergistic energies are needed?  An exercise room?  Or a living room that boasts your lively life style.  This is the painting that will help in those areas. 

Speed Painting Video of the creation of the Dahlia Flower

Below is a short film showing the process of this paintings creation.  The Dahlia was so tall, and my easel wouldn't go lower.  The next few days, as asked my wife had I hit myself on my shoulder somewhere, and then I remembered, my dahlia was putting a strain on my shoulder with an overreach to get to her petals up high on the canvas.  Next time, I move the easel off of its roll around table.

Here's a very close to scale view of what this work will do for a room!

And below, after the 1st color layer was completed, I took this progress shot.  You can see my color arrangement on the palette.  A full range of reds, yellows, browns and blacks. 

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What owners of Delmus's Art have said:

Jennifer says:
Delmus was so fantastic to work with! He created a completely custom painting just off of pictures I sent him-and the detail he captured was dead on! He was tirelessly patient as we adjusted the layout and colors to be exactly right. It looks even better in person than on the screen! I cannot say enough how wonderful of a job he did. I would highly recommend him for any custom work and will hope to find cause to use him again! Thank you!

Gillian says:
Absolutely gorgeous, realistic rendering of a lovely African Violet. The execution is beautiful and the artist packed and shipped this painting so that it arrived in perfect condition. Thank you!!

Anne says:
I am very pleased with both the quality of the work and the ease of the transaction. Delivery was prompt and I even received an email from Delmus making sure the painting arrived safely and that I was happy with my purchase. I will definitely consider purchasing again from Delmus!!!

Madeline says:
Delmus Phelps was wonderful to purchase from. His art is even better in person and he was so fast to ship the painting. I would buy from him again in a heart beat. Thank you!

Sue says:
An amazing still life. I'm so lucky to look at it every day. Thanks.

Trudee says:
Beautiful painting! I am very proud to own it! Thank you so much!!!!!

Judy says:
Most Beautiful Painting and wonderful artist , better than described

Gary says:
Wonderful painting! Thanks!!

Sam says:
Beautiful piece. Promptly and well shipped. Thank you!!!

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Charlene says:
Lovely painting will buy again!

Karen says:
Lovely painting -- arrived VERY quickly! Very happy with purchase.

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