Florabundance- finally finished!

1 Feb

Feeeling pretty good about this piece. This watercolor painting of white azaleas seemed to take forever.  I thought it was completed a few days ago. Then I got looking at it with eyes all squinty.  I had to go back in with rose dore and push back some petals – they needed more distinction between them. And then later I got looking at it and went back in to sharpen up some of the shadows.  I am re-thinking my white floral series – this is tricky work. I have one more I have to do… actually two more… then I will be looking for some more intense colors to work with!

6 Responses to “Florabundance- finally finished!”

  1. susanwall February 1, 2012 at 5:44 pm #

    Wow, Helen! As usual, an awesome job!

    • Helen Shideler February 1, 2012 at 5:45 pm #

      Thank you Susan – this was hard to atay with -took forever

  2. Donna Snyder February 1, 2012 at 11:39 pm #

    Helen, this is absolutely stunning!! I love
    your watercolor florals!

  3. Cindy Lenker (@cindyzlogic) February 2, 2012 at 4:02 am #

    Helen, thanks for the link so I can see your WIP!! Just a grand-glorious job!! I learn much by studying your works :-))

  4. debi February 7, 2012 at 8:21 pm #

    Beautiful work Helen! Found you thru Linkedin… What patience you have for all that intricate work! But it is worth it! I will become a follower and add you to my blog’s list!


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