WIP – Carpet Roses – "Rosy Red Roses"

27 Mar

Apparently I underestimated the time and effort required to complete a detailed full sheet mono chromatic painting.  I always do.  And at this stage-I ask myself — what in the world am I thinking?   Obviously I am attracted to complexity.  And color variances.  And details and textures.  What am I thinking?

I am at the half way mark with this painting.  I have been working at this for about three — four weeks. Ok, I admit I took a divergance with the poured daisy painting.  And I spend as much time studying it as I do painting it.  Part of the process.  Looking for color balance.  Looking for scale.  Looking to see if it is working and what subtle tweaks it may require.

3 Responses to “WIP – Carpet Roses – "Rosy Red Roses"”

  1. Studio at the Farm March 28, 2011 at 12:34 am #

    Helen, it is going to be magnificent!!!

  2. Gina April 3, 2011 at 9:17 pm #

    my favourite so far! it looks just amazing!

  3. Donna Snyder April 5, 2011 at 8:05 am #

    I agree with Gina! This is beautiful! Can't wait to see the final unveiling.I admire your perseverence for the detail. The colors are amazing.Will stay tuned.

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