A trio of beautiful lilies


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I saw these Calla lilies in a vase and decided to paint them. Easier said than done. Over 3-4 days tried to get the curl of the petals just right but couldn't manage it. Either too thick or with multiple breaks in it. I needed a smooth curving line. Then i had a thought which worked. Incidentally, the white spaces along the leaves and at the bottom half are intentional to allow the three flowers to stand out. I think a full blue background would not have been as effective. Acrylic on A4 paper.

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Sunil Mehta

I paint landscapes and abstracts in acrylics, oils and water colours. My favourite style is impasto as it creates beautiful imagery and depth exploiting the richness of the paints thereby producing a pleasing tactile surface. Landscapes convey peace, tranquility and considerable warmth. I often use…

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