Daylilies forum→First try painting Daylily on cup

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Eagleriver
Dec 28, 2020 4:05 PM CST
This is my first try at painting a Daylily on a cup. Whatcha think?? I'll get better I promise with practice.
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Name: Jill
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7b)
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Jillz
Dec 28, 2020 4:28 PM CST
Eagleriver said:This is my first try at painting a Daylily on a cup. Whatcha think?? I'll get better I promise with practice.
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I would drink from that cup! Smiling
I look forward to your future efforts
Name: Tim
West Chicago, IL (Zone 5a)
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Lyshack
Dec 28, 2020 4:31 PM CST
I like it! Hurray!

Eagleriver
Dec 28, 2020 4:51 PM CST
I was thinking of donating it to the ahs auction. I have to cover the cup in resin first it will deepen the colors. The paint needs to fully dry first
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Seedfork
Dec 28, 2020 4:55 PM CST
Would you call that an Aplique' being it has a "painted on" look?

Eagleriver
Dec 28, 2020 4:56 PM CST
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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Dec 29, 2020 7:56 AM CST
Very nice!
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Eagleriver
Dec 29, 2020 5:49 PM CST
With the resin coating
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Name: Brenda
Victoria, Tx (Zone 9a)
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SouthTexasGardener
Jan 3, 2021 6:07 PM CST
I think it's gorgeous.

Eagleriver
Jan 3, 2021 6:40 PM CST
Thank you SouthTexasGardner!!
Name: Pat
McLean, VA (Zone 6b)
daylilly99
Jan 3, 2021 8:03 PM CST
I have to admire anyone with artistic talent. Which daylily did you copy?

Eagleriver
Jan 4, 2021 4:00 AM CST
Pat I saved that photo a couple years ago and don't remember which it was. And even so I never exactly copy- I used a form I liked and a color pattern that appealed to me at the time I paint. Lol.

Eagleriver
Jan 19, 2021 1:14 PM CST
Ok I donated this cup to the ADS auction. Items available are able to be viewed- bidding starts this weekend and ends the weekend after
Name: Wendy
mid-Atlantic (Zone 6b)
robinjoy
Jan 19, 2021 2:13 PM CST
Well done Eagleriver. Should we anticipate a collection of these at Lilyhemmer?

Eagleriver
Jan 19, 2021 3:41 PM CST
Wendy it is a possibility. I have made and sold several items - just not daylilies yet. I also do watercolor paintings and make jewelry Smiling
I am new to this level of daylily stuff and this will be my first Lilyhemmer. I hadn't even looked into wether or not they had sales booths
Name: Wendy
mid-Atlantic (Zone 6b)
robinjoy
Jan 19, 2021 4:06 PM CST
Eagleriver - you will love Lilyhemmer - we all missed it this year! They do have a few sellers pf related things, though not many, and sometimes daylily items are donated to the auction. Keep an eye on the region 3 page for information including contacts when available. There is also a Lilyhemmer Facebook group.

Your cup is really lovely!

Eagleriver
Jan 19, 2021 4:09 PM CST
Not on Facebook currently- but I did join ads and the two local groups- dvds and fsds

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