One of them has gorgeous flower gardens. The last time they came for class, she trotted up to my door with a beautiful bouquet of red and yellow Dahlia flowers with a white one hiding in the bunch.
I could not wait to paint them, they were so beautiful!
But my students were more interested in painting pumpkins than Dahlia flowers which they thought were a bit complicated, so as soon as they left, I got out an 8x10 sheet of watercolor paper, set the vase of flowers next to my easel and got to work.
So involved was I with painting, that I only stopped once to take a picture of my progress:
After some contemplation, I decided to leave the background white. I think it just looks right, what do you think?
Check my botanical flower gallery for more of my floral paintings. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you have a lovely day!
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