11x15 watercolor on Kilimanjaro 140 lb cold press pape begun yesterday and completed today. Years ago I used this same photo and painted a much smaller version which quickly went into someone's home. Also had prints made and only one is left, so I used that to draw the pansies again but in this larger format. The background was done with light washes of Prussian blue and thalo green yesterday and today a dark wash mix of alizarin crimson with the other two colors overlaid that.
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