begonia cubed / update

The background was easier to paint than I thought it would be and I like the blue, but now my dark green leaves look too dark and because I taped my brushes to yardsticks the blue and green smeared.

I might work on the leaves again today. You can see some smears in this close up. I’m not sure if I’ll go over the background again or not. Darn it. I should make that decision before I repaint the leaves.

I wish I could ask Matisse for advice. I don’t want advice from Picasso. hahaha What would Matisse say?

4 thoughts on “begonia cubed / update”

  1. Il dirait, “Beaux bégonias!” Well, that’s what I say. And from these photos it looks like the blue/green smear thing was maybe intentional – to show movement of the leaves in a breeze. 👏👏👏

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