the start of this painting. I didn't touch it for a while, and when I started back to work on it, I really struggled with the balance between just enough and too much. I opted to leave a lot of the underpainting visible and just a whisper of paint on the flowers and leaves.
Lynne Windsor, a good friend and terrific artist, has started a blog. She is primarily a landscape artist but lately has been painting some lovely birds and nests. Click on over to see her work!