Sunday, July 19, 2015

Backyard Hollyhocks

Backyard Hollyhocks
plein air oil  8" x 16"
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These hollyhocks are from our backyard.  We've had so much rain this year, way more than normal for Colorado.  The flowers and gardens are spectacular.   I spent the last 2 days painting in gardens on a garden tour.  It was fun and the gardens were amazing.  More about that later.

I've photoed this over and over.  The colors are just a bit off.  I'll take a few more pictures and see if I can get it a bit more accurate.


Sue Marrazzo said...

So NICe to see!

pattie remmey said...

Hi Pam, The pale violet halftones inside the hollyhock flowers are beautiful.... and perfect too. Without them the painting would fall flat. I wish I could zoom in more on the painting, but I still can see its beauty. Also thanks for all your nice responses too.

Pam Holnback said...

Thank you Sue. So appreciate you looking!

Pattie, Thank you very much! I love painting grays. They move from warms to cools within the same piece. Always a fun challenge!