Detail and Colour for the Flowers

With Ultramarine Blue going onto the five remaining morning glory flowers at lower left these plants are almost complete, needing only a touch of pink here and there to contrast against the blue, then a little definition and shadow around some of the leaves with Iron Oxide red to increase their warmth and contrast.

I thought it was about time that I posted a picture of the whole painting as it is right now, with the flowers and cherry blossoms firmly established in the composition. The bottom right side remains to be planted with good vegetation, while the foliage elsewhere is pretty much done, with the addition of some detail and shadows here and there. Soon I’ll be able to move back to fixing up the figures and getting a further layer of colour onto the flesh.

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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