Monday, July 30, 2012

Crazy Petals


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This was the very rose that hijacked my world and kicked off my obsession with roses. I found it on a walk with my husband. I used the photo reference for this week's Daily Paintworks Challenge, and this is my entry.

12 comments:

Roxanne Steed said...

ooh- la- la- wonderful use of warms & cools, such glowy lights & shadows! delightful!!!

Karen Werner said...

Wow! Amazing.

Anonymous said...

It is delightful!

Bruce Bingham said...

This painting is so soft and velvety I can feel it!

art painting said...

very beautiful painting

Ayurvedic Products said...

What a crazy painting indeed. An explosion of color on petals.

jen said...

It's gorgeous! You inspired me to take photos of my own roses yesterday in the spirit that I will attempt to paint them someday.

Addie Hirschten said...

I just love butter roses! lovely.

SamArtDog said...

This even smells good. What magic!

Kathleen said...

Oh my goodness... the best one yet! Just gorgeous! The light filtering through those petals is amazing.

Sherry Schmidt said...

So gorgeous! Love the touch of lavender.

Donna Weathers said...

The light on those petals is absolutely splendid!