Painting The Seasons

Painting the seasons can offer us a rich treasure trove of inspiration.  I got caught up in Spring this week . I found some beautiful sweet peas at my favourite coffee shop and decided to do a small painting of them. Here’s my inspiration….

Painting The Seasons - Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

Painting The Seasons

Sweet Pea 2

Painting the seasons can be tackled in many different ways.  Instead of painting a wide sweeping vista with Spring blossoms, I opted for an up close and personal view of the sweet pea.  I have stylized it somewhat and strengthened the colours as well. And here is the painting.  It is quite small being 20×16 inches……

Painting Flowers - Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea – the painting