Red admiral on Corn sow-thistle
Watercolour, Not paper, aureolin, Quin. Magenta, French ultramarine and cadmium red ( you aren't supposed to encourage sow-thistles in the garden, but they have beautiful sunny flowers, insects love them and they have the softest, fluffiest seedheads imaginable. The garden is full of butterflies today, so I had to paint at least one!
About the Artist
I'm a hobby artist from County Durham, on the northeast coast of England. I sketch and paint for my own enjoyment and relaxation; in particular, looking at the plants and wildlife in our local area and attempting to paint them. I hope that you enjoy looking at my paintings - then go and see what…View full profile