Blessed Springtime all around… and lovely peonies open to the warm sun. I caught these flowers still in the bud, but brimming with inner energy to blossom.
Ah, sweet fragrances of Spring… Nothing scents the air like the first blossoms of May. Earth raises its own incense to the heavens, especially in the clusters of lilac here celebrated in paint.
Peonies are now just opening all over our part of Ohio, thanks to the busy ants that help bite the buds to free them. OK, I am not always happy with my painting outcomes, and this one has escaped my sense of approval, but every painting session is an instruction…what to do and what not […]
Here you can see a further development in the peonies of yesterday. I have begun to locate the petals with purple pinks, and I gave more definition to the whole. Next, the lightest tones will be painted to bring the flowers to full dimension.