I had decided I would exaggerate the purple color in this one. So I chose simple shapes to paint bushes full of purple azaleas. But try as I might, I ended up with my normal style. I need to let loose even more!
Category Archives: Spring
Light pink in the light
Another one of the pacific northwest spring scene. Pinks are so light that they can never dominate the abundant green all around!
Alexandrina. Quite an exotic name! It’s a variety of Japanese Magnolia that stops me in my tracks every spring. It is a large flower that blooms upwards. Shaped a bit like a lotus, but this one blooms in so much abundance that the flowers blend with one another, and it is hard to focus onContinue reading “Alexandrina Magnolia”
Problem with purples
Blue and purple flowers when located in shade or under cloudy skies have been difficult to paint for me. I remember once spending a lot of time on purple irises without a desired outcome. When I saw a shrub totally full of purple flowers last week, I decided to give it a try again. IContinue reading “Problem with purples”