Floral Still Life, 2016
Floral Still Life, 2016

Acrylic on watercolor paper.

30" square

First I sketched in the composition from a photograph.

 

 I always start by filling in the darker colors first, in this case the leaves were blocked in.

I always start by filling in the darker colors first, in this case the leaves were blocked in.

 Adding in the red petals, just large shapes to start.

Adding in the red petals, just large shapes to start.

 Adding in some highlights.

Adding in some highlights.

 Taking form.

Taking form.

 Close-up. Shows a good view of the layering effect to add dimension and depth.

Close-up. Shows a good view of the layering effect to add dimension and depth.

Floral Still Life, 2016
 I always start by filling in the darker colors first, in this case the leaves were blocked in.
 Adding in the red petals, just large shapes to start.
 Adding in some highlights.
 Taking form.
 Close-up. Shows a good view of the layering effect to add dimension and depth.
Floral Still Life, 2016

Acrylic on watercolor paper.

30" square

First I sketched in the composition from a photograph.

 

I always start by filling in the darker colors first, in this case the leaves were blocked in.

Adding in the red petals, just large shapes to start.

Adding in some highlights.

Taking form.

Close-up. Shows a good view of the layering effect to add dimension and depth.

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