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17 × 11cm
watercolor on FABRIANO ARTISTICO cold press paper

I painted this for the August challenge from my Artist Daily friends on-line group. The photo was kindly provided by Kim Ty (check  out her blog  here) . It is of a flower from the tropics,  unfortunately I ignore the name.

I love the way the flower slowly turns from pink to deep purple. I enjoyed playing with the range of colors of the flower and the unusual shape.

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  1. Lovely! the cheerful colors make me smile.

    1. Thank you so much Maywyn, it makes me happy to hear this!

  2. Definitely tropical , a true explosion of colors , a real boost , beautiful ! Wishing you a great weekend. Hugs.

    1. Thank you, Jane!! Have a great week! xx

  3. Beautiful job on this, Celia. I love tropical flowers and you have captured the colors and blended them so well!!

  4. So gorgeous Celia - definitely a lovely tropical portrait. Hope you are having a great week. Hugs!

  5. I love the deep pinks and purples in this one Celia! You captured the tropical feel with this painting, very pretty!

  6. Celia, Beautiful tropical flower. Colors that make you feel alive!!

  7. Beautiful colors in the flower! You got a nice richness to them.


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