This website showcases oil paintings created by Navdeep Kular over the years. Oil paintings have deep colours and retain their colour for centuries. The colourful oil paintings of roses, peonies, tulips, poppies, daisies, orchids, daffodils and irises capture the beauty and freshness of delicate flowers. Some paintings are of flowers in the garden while others depict still life. Happy Browsing!
The beautiful Iris flowers have been presented through the medium of oil painting. Some flowers are in monochromatic colours whereas others have shades of multiple colours. The petals of iris flower unfolds in many different ways exhibiting different colours in light. Irises present an opportunity to an artist to mix colours and generate innumerable values, hues, shades, tints and tones.
The beauty of rose flower is legendary. It has been etched in the pages of time by numerous poets, sculptors and artists in various mediums. I have tried to exhibit the beauty of roses through oil paintings. Some paintings are of single rose flower while others show a bunch of roses. Some roses are in … Continue reading Roses
I have memories from childhood of daisies in the wild mountain fields. The vast expanses of white daisies shining in the green landscape always enamoured me. In those days, it had never occurred to me that I would ever paint them. When I started painting, I learned to appreciate different colours, shapes and forms.
My Peony journey started with an attempt to paint two peonies. That was two years ago. When I look at my first peony painting, I feel I should have experimented with more colours. At that point of time I was concerned about making the individual petals stand out.
Roses, tulips, daffodils, daisies and poppies arranged in vases have been painted. Each flower arrangement is unique. The vase in each painting is of different colour, material and shape. Some vases are of ceramic while others are of glass.
The papery petals of poppies change colour as they reflect light in the following oil paintings. The pictures from the garden served as useful guide for the paintings. Poppies with their few petals are a useful starting point for any artist learning to paint flowers.
Ever since I first saw tulips in England, I have been enamoured by the beauty of this flower. I clicked many reference pictures of tulips in different colours at various locations. I have been painting tulips from very early on in my compositions.
Orchids occur in nature in many different colours and present an opportunity to the artist to explore the shapes of colour in the flowers. It is a fun activity to mix the colours you see and apply them on the canvas.
The bright cheerful disposition of sunflowers brings sunshine in our lives. The following sunflowers oil paintings exhibit this.
Hibiscus Garden is an original oil painting. The bright red hibiscus flowers have been painted.
I enjoyed painting shades of green, blue and browns in the backdrop of sunflowers on a garden table. This led to the following landscape paintings.
White and yellow daffodils in a blue vase have been painted in the following painting. The medium of oil painting gives ample opportunity to improve upon old paintings
Still life paintings of pair of pomegranates have been painted in single session. These can be categorised as alla-prima paintings.
The more I painted, the more I appreciated the great artist’s brushstrokes and nuances in the rendition.