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Flowers in the nursery painted in pastels

Posted On: Wednesday 20th November 2013
Summary: Late summer dahlias and other nursery flowers painted in pastels during a visit to Cornwall

Blog Tags: Sketching   Plein air   Pastels painting   Flowers   

flowers in pastelsAs the cold of winter begins to close in on us in the UK I thought it would be a good idea to finish off this pastel that I began on location in mid September in a flower nursery in Cornwall. 

There was such a riot of blooms and colours it was no good trying to paint each bloome - just an impression of each group of flowers. I spent quite a while walking around the subject trying to decide on a good angle. This was the best I could up with and I think it's OK. A great subject!

 

 

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