Saturday, 3 July 2010

Clematis

Out in my garden, I have some different varieties of clematis growing.
This particular one I thought would make a nice painting.


Here's the pencil drawing




then I got carried away painting and didn't photograph as much as I should for a work in progress, so you can see its quite far along.
When you are winning with greens - you don't stop!


If I was going to paint the obelisk black as it is in real life, I wouldn't have masked it. ( the masking is blue)
But I have in my mind to make it a rusty metal structure, to add a little more interest.

6 comments:

  1. Looks like it's coming along nicely!

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  2. Beautiful background... so soft and gentle.

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  3. Thanks, Teresa, I tried to paint it soft so it would be thrown right back, to give a feeling of depth.

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