No pre-toned panel today. The stark whiteness on the panel takes some getting used to again.
The trumpet vine is a favorite flower for hummingbirds. It grows in our yard like dandelion though. Sprouting up all over the lawn.
I signed the painting and was ready to move on but something started to bother me. The background was too warm. So I cooled it off with some Titanium White and Cobalt blue. It was a toss up to change it. One of those artist's choice moments.
I am having fun with this idea of painting a series of the same subject. So I think I will do more trumpet vine paintings this week.
Great trumpet vine bouquet! I attempted painting these once and they came out like mush. I don't know why but I suddenly become dyslexic whenever I attempt to paint flowers.
You have very fine work. Enjoyed your blog.
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