Saturday, September 12, 2009
"The Yellow Tulips"
These yellow tulips look so good against their complement. One of my favorite windowed renderings. This was on display at SNHMedical Center Cafe and I'm so happy that it found its home with Mary Ann Bettilyon from Hollis, NH.
Technique Tips: First of all one should have a definite light source. This one coming from top, right. Resulting highlights and opposing shadows give the bulbous form to each flower. Notice that the flower cups overlap, but not in a regular fashion. This keeps the connection between them & interesting positions. The poured background is fun to manipulate and direct. Makes the artist feel like a director of a magnificent orchestra. In this one I purposely created and then used the dreaded watercolor "blooms" to give special texture. R...
♥ "God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame." ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning (19 1/8 x 16")