Soft Summer Roses, Pt. 3

Soft Summer Roses (Watercolour)

Soft Summer Roses (Watercolour)

My mind is spinning with the information about neutrals and greys in my new book, and then I return to my painting of roses and struggle to see where I can apply it all…. I suppose the information needs to filter into my memory and will come out when it’s needed (I hope!).

In the meantime I continued with the rose painting pictured, revelling in the colours. My second rose has a bit of a bouffant ‘do’, I think I got the proportions a bit out :-). The shading is slowly coming along, even though I lost my way in the middle of the flower – something to do with not seeing the total shape clearly. I also put more background colour in, and will probably make it darker as I progress to create some negative stalks and some leaves.