Rose-Scented Summer Breeze
Occasionally a painting turns out to be even more challenging than you were expecting - this was one of them! I wanted to capture the beauty of these big old-fashioned roses, tumbling over a neighbour’s garden wall. They smell devine! I took lots of reference photos but my favourites were those looking up at the blooms and out into the big blue sky. This is the view I wanted to capture - roses bobbing in the bright morning sunshine, beautiful blue skies and the scent of heavenly perfume.
About the Artist
I have always loved art and as a child I would frequently be found drawing the trees in the garden. I first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator in London and Dorset for fifteen years. One of my favourite posts was illustrating natural-history display-boards in watercolour & ink for Dorset…View full profile