Bee Balm / Minardia Flower
Photo taken by Ona, a WC! member. Permission given to use it.
Arches 140 lb. coldpressed
11" x 14"
Artist Grade by Rembrandt; WN; Daler-Rowney; Holbein; MGraham; and Sennelier
This was one of the most complex flowers I've ever painted. I enjoyed the challenge of painting it and trying to convey it's architecture. I also liked using negative painting to bring out the foliage behind the flower.
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. Comments and critique are invited for use in future paintings.