Dahlias are dramatic and romantic and embody the joy of summer. There’s something elegant about the flowers in all stages, from buds to seed heads bereft of petals. This variety is especially dramatic with contrasting petals, light on the front and dark on the back.
In this painting I’ve captured the flowers at all stages, showing the front and back. Enjoying the contrast those flowers are perched atop rangy-looking foliage (which I find endearing — the ugly duckling revealing the swan). The square format of the paper is like a glimpse into summertime.
Framed and hung in your home it is a sweet reminder of the joys of sunny days in the garden.
Paper Size: just under 8” x 8” (20 cm x 20 cm)
Image Size: 6.25” x 6.5” (15.9 cm x 16.5 cm)
Paper: professional, heavyweight (140 lb), acid free watercolor paper
Paint: artist grade watercolors from a variety of manufacturers
Palette: greens, yellow, pinks, wine
Painting is unframed.
Painting is signed with my initials.
As with all of my art and products, each order is lovingly gift-wrapped includes a handwritten note, (see last two photos for examples) and is shipped (with insurance) so that it arrives safely to your door.
Note: Image copyright and reproduction rights are not included with the painting