An afternoon spent painting in the shadowy heat. Set up like a picnic in the park, observing the floral patterns, play of light and joyous colours as I add them to the board.

Nasturtiums and marigolds in the garden wip acrylic painting on board

Nasturtiums and marigolds wip

Nasturtiums and marigolds wip2

Nasturtiums and marigolds wip2

Garden photo of nasturtiums and marigold for painting reference

Garden subjects

Garden Lovelies: Nasturtiums and marigolds wip3 acrylic painting on board

Garden Lovelies: Nasturtiums and marigolds wip3

Insects whirring around while my little one snoozes on my lap. The green colours weren’t cooperating and the leaves were giving me difficulties in capturing the patterns and layering.  

Here it is finalized. 

Garden Lovelies: Nasturtiums and marigolds, 9

Garden Lovelies: Nasturtiums and marigolds, 9″x 12″ acrylic on board 2017