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White Hibiscus Blooms



White Hibiscus  Blooms
watercolor on paper
30.5 X 23 cm.
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I love the delicate contrast between the pink and white of this hibiscus. As an added bonus a little bee flew into my frame right when I snapped the photo.



I did a preliminary sketch. White flowers are tricky in watercolors...I feel like I say it about every flower. It really helped me to get out my ideas about the colors in a rough sketch first.

I added many layers of color in the background before working on the flower itself. 

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  1. C'est vraiment jolie et si romantique, j'aime beaucoup (•◡•)

    Bisous

    Manon

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    1. Thank you Manon, wonderful compliment!! xx

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  2. These white hibiscus are so beautifully painted Celia! A definite Wow!!!!

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  3. Bonjour chère Celia,

    Je suis éblouie par l'harmonie de vos couleurs et la délicatesse de ces magnifiques hibiscus blancs. Superbe travail !

    Gros bisous ��

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    1. Thank you dear Martine!! It is a beautiful compliment!

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  4. Celia- this is so gorgeous. The bee must have thought so too. Really added a sweet touch. Hope you are having a delightful day. Hugs!

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    1. Thank you for your feedback Debbie!! Hugs!!

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  5. Great job on the shading of the petals. It gives the hibiscus such depth!!! I love it!

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  6. Beautiful Celia, you captured them so lovely. Love to you,Diana

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    1. Thank you for the visit and comment Diana!!

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  7. I think the gorgeous greens you mixed play beautifully next to the blues and pinks. This pops right into my heart!

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  8. Oh Celia, this is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!
    I so love hibiscus flowers and you have captured them perfectly! Love it!

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    1. Thank you Wendy, they are one of my many favorites!

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  9. Tes fleurs sont très réussies Celia, toutes fraîches et vibrantes comme si elles sortaient du jardin! Bisous ( et j'ai vu les photos sur Facebook de la toute jeune Celia, une beauté) :) Bisous

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    1. Thank you Helen, your words really touch me! Hugs!!

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