Height of Summer – WIP of climbing roses completed

2 Oct
Think I am finally getting back in the grove.  I have an inordinate number of works in progress.  All in various stages.  And I finally just completed this one!   These roses grow on my friend Jeannie farm.   They are well fertilized with well composted horse manure.  The roses are spectacular because of it!.  I hunkered down for a few days… armed with opera rose, rose madder genuine, potters pink cerulean blue, and various shades of red in including scarlet and magenta.   

Watercolor painting of pink climbing roses

2 Responses to “Height of Summer – WIP of climbing roses completed”

  1. jennifer October 7, 2011 at 3:18 pm #

    Wow, beautiful! And nice to see all the stages!

    • Helen Shideler October 7, 2011 at 3:27 pm #

      Thanks Jennifer – I like to show the stages, I find it encouraging to look back and see them improve from the frustrating stages.

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