A while ago I decided to do series of Lily’s (10 or so pieces) with oil pastels, the first was completed three weeks ago. It will take some time to work my way through the series as other paintings to be worked on at the same time (i.e. two Maine pieces [8×10’s] as a gift for my husbands’ birthday and it’s starting to feel like crunch time).
Here is the second lily painting called, Lily Pads (7×5, black Strathmore pastel paper) using mostly Holbeins, Senneliers and neopastels. The reference image (Joy Anfous of pmp) was taken at an inside botanical garden show. I was drawn to this scene because of the simplicity of the setting, quietly muted water and the gorgeous greens. Hope you enjoy!