Friday, May 11, 2007

Work In Progress - More Hydrangeas

I think I have a hydrangea fixation.

I saved these two flowerheads from last autumn and I've already painted one still life, Hydrangea II, with these as the subject matter. What I love about these is the way they change from such robust, showy flowers to these delicate, fragile things. I want to show this in my drawing, yet it's this fragility that I find so difficult to capture.

Here's the work so far:





And a detail:


1 comment:

Jan said...

Wow Alison your artwork is some of the most wonderful i have seen, I love your style your compositions and subject matters...beautiful stunning INSPIRATIONAL...keep creating and great to see a UK artist heads above the rest!