SPRING IN A VASE – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

I bought some daffodils for the house and later, whilst cleaning, stood the vase on a worktop in front of a window and thought that it might make an uplifting painting.

I decided to crop the flowers to give the feeling of them bursting out and filling the frame. As usual I had a tussle with shading the yellows and I had hoped to get petal shapes in the background by creating some negative shapes, well, I tried, but I did manage to get a little movement there that, I think, adds to the energy.

Other floral paintings are available on my website: grahammcquadefineart.com

9 thoughts on “SPRING IN A VASE – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

  1. I love the yellow, it goes well with the blue, brightening up the whole room! Can sense sunlight streaming through the window. Might even sense spring looming outside somewhere in the garden …

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