Sam's Orchid Take2

Sam's Orchid Take2

Lovely arrangement and background Melia.

Great composition and contrasts, Helen...

Love the shading in the orchid, another lovely painting of this plant great background too Helen

Thanks very much for your kind words! It's fun trying to make the oils work for me and I like the fact that the colours stay true, unlike acrylic - though I find I have to be more patient to get the result!

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Oil on board 10"x10" - haven't painted in oils for a year so it is under painted in acrylic

About the Artist
Helen Melia

Self-taught, having started quite late in life! After a lifetime of doodling and drawing, and with my family nearly off my hands and now only working part-time, I took the plunge in early 2015 and went on an acrylics painting course in Italy. Since then I have been painting in every available…

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