I bought this rather lurid bunch of flowers last week and a bit strapped for something to paint, I had a go at them. I think that the centre flower is rather too dominant (agree with a friend who pointed this out) but then sunflowers are terribly 'in your face' flowers, aren't they? The flowers are also in difficult colours for me - I don't use oranges and bright yellow much, so those flowers look a bit pyschedelic to me. Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico.
About the Artist
I am a watercolourist first and foremost as I love the qualities of the medium, its riskiness and unpredictability. I started painting about 8 years ago and it has now become an integral part of my life. Hopefully, I will continue to paint into my dotage as I am given to understand that you can…View full profile