Iris tall_edited

Stunning Val! The mix of greens/positioning of leaves and the beautiful purples are gorgeous.

Wow Val, this is stunning. I love the shape of the canvas which works so well the long stems, colours are fantastic and the detail extraordinary.

Beautiful detail and colour Val, you have captured those velvety petals superbly,

So well done, love the long format. Just great!

What a beautiful piece of work, Val. Love the format and the colours.

This is so lovely Val, especially the format and details on the blooms and leaves with those dew drops.

Beautiful irises. The elongated canvass suits the subject perfectly.

Beautiful painting! Interesting fact about linen, too.

Beautiful velvety petals Val.

Wow, thank you so much everyone for your wonderful comments they really are appreciated.

Lovely colours, detail and format, Val!

Beautiful Iris love the colours so true to the plant

A beautiful painting of quite complicated flower well done Val

Stunning work.

Chandra, David Tao and Tony thank you for taking the time to leave your generous comments.

Everyone's said it, it's gorgeous, Val. You've positioned everything perfectly.

Possibly my favourite flower. These are beautiful Val.

Cheers Marjorie and Sylvia I'm pleased you like it, means a lot.

Val, this is gorgeous!

Thanks Jennifer.

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W&N Griffin Alkyd oil on linen box canvas 25/75cm. I decided I wanted to just paint the irises leaving the rest of the canvas clear. I'd had the canvas for a good few months and, to my dismay, when I removed the cellophane and the inevitable label I discovered that the linen had faded somewhat leaving a much darker square where the label had been. This resulted in me having to paint a lot more leaves than intended to hide it. A lesson learned, remove label straight away! Thanks for taking a peek.

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Val Kenyon

I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…

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