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linettalee
07-17-2013, 03:45 PM
"The Visitor"
PanPastels on AS Colourfix, approx 12-1/2 x 16-1/2"
This ended up being a bit more complicated painting than I thought when I began and, of course, there are many areas that I am critical of (because I always am). Just fell in love with the colors and the little ladybug. This is a piece from a July challenge on "Paint My Photo" in which the fabulous photo reference was provided by Sonia Mckinlay.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/17-Jul-2013/110796-The_Visitor_-pastel_sm4pmp.jpg

Vivien Maloney
07-17-2013, 04:16 PM
Hi Linda, I don't know what happened to my first post reply to you but it seems to have disappeared!
This is lovely and I like the green background and also the green you've repeated in the petals and the foliage at the back of the flower. The Ladybug is so cute too.

linettalee
07-20-2013, 12:12 AM
Vivian, I really appreciate your comments so much, it makes sharing so much more fun!

AprilJoy
07-22-2013, 10:07 AM
Impressive work on that stem! You really did a nice job of translating that fuzzy texture, the petals are also very well done.
Of coarse I love the lady bug, too :).

linettalee
07-22-2013, 11:56 AM
AprilJoy, thank you !

bhavani.krishnan
07-23-2013, 09:21 PM
Gorgeous painting. I love it!

linettalee
07-24-2013, 11:57 AM
Bhavani, thank you for your encouraging comment.