I may be thinking too much
but as I was working on this painting it occurred to me that these roses are actually rose coloured. Is a rose rose? When is a rose not a rose? Not quite an epiphany but it is fun to say and to think about. And I am rather sleepy right about now... and obviously easily entertained.
I figure that
each petal takes me just under an hour to paint. I paint each one wet in wet and let the colours flow into each other, then edit by removing some paint and adding some more deeper tones. In the photo above, well the colour is off. When you take photos inside the camera reads the white background funny. The pinks are close but the background is white not cream. But you can definitely see it shaping up! I this the name of this painting will have to include something about a cascade.
Starting to build dimension by adding in the green of the leaves. They are really quite deep shades of green. I have stated one and cannot wait to get into the others.
Here is a close of of another area.