SOLD (12x12in on 1.5in deep stretched canvas)
My cousin is renewing her vows this weekend and having a big ceremony since 10 years ago when they got married they eloped – so sweet. I’ve been saving a giant canvas to paint for her for this occasion and just like an artist I’ve left it till the last minute ::smile::
Anyways, it sounds like peonies are going to be everywhere and they are her favorite – rightfully so. But have you ever painted a peony? Suggested a peony nonetheless. They’re an explosion of petals, and I was not confident enough to tackle them cold-turkey. So here’s my 12×12 practice for the larger guy. I love the unopened buds peonies have, and I think that’s the key to tuning your brain into the fact that they are peonies and not roses in a painting. So here’s my first attempt and I think I like it. I was most excited about those yummy oranges scattered among the petals.
Growing more excited about the larger one, soon to some!