Mark often starts his painting with a dark dioxine purple ground. I thought, "Hmmm, I have some purple in my studio. Maybe I can paint like Mark!"
This was the perfect subject to work with as the clematis itself was made up of different tones of purple.
I am glad that I managed to take several photographs to work from before the heat wave hit and the petals dropped off.
The finished piece is 8 x 24", acrylic. It still remains unnamed, although I sometimes call it the "Climber".
Till Next Time ...
"From the Prairies, to the West Coast ... and beyond!"
Susan, I recall you were beginning to work on this piece at the OO show - came out lovely! I managed to get one "for sure" student from the OO show. She came up for four hours of private lessons on Wed. and is signing up for online lessons. It's a start...sure hope more sign up!
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