Amethyst by BarbBarcikKeith

Framed Prints

Size:
Frame Style:
Frame Color:
Matte Color:
$90.00
Available to buy on…


10×14 watercolor and pastel. Original available.

As of 12-20-14, 1500 views and 20 favorited.

CHALLENGES: All Glorious Lilies – Lilies in Traditional Art – Top 10; All Glorious Lilies – February’s Feature – Top 10; Women Painters – Main Color Violet – Top 10;
FEATURES: Flowering Blubs; All Glorious Lilies; Mixed Media; Painters Academics; Traditional Mixed Media; Art at it’s Best; RedBubble Boomers;

Getting the color right wasn’t a problem BUT.. no matter what I did with those highlights – they weren’t bright enough. It just seemed that they would fade after the paint dried.. enter the pastels! It’s the only thing that saved this piece..

  • Complete 07-13-2008 in 10.19 hours spread over 4 days

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

View Full Profile

Comments

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 6 years ago

    Barbara, not to take anything away from your gorgeous animal art, but your floral closeups like this one are among my personal favorites.

  • I appreciate that.. and the florals are becoming something I really enjoy doing more and more often.. and thanks

    – BarbBarcikKeith

  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONover 6 years ago

    Great colour and texture, Barb, the pastel can only compliment the watercolour.
    I know how watercolour dries flat and quite often needs a little lift.

  • pat oubridge
    pat oubridgeover 6 years ago

    Exquisite image Barb…….

  • frozenfa
    frozenfaover 6 years ago

    this is so lovely.. beautiful colors.. and glad to hear you manage to highlight it with pastel! i think the whites really stands out and bring out the contrast in colors.. lovely! =D

  • HeartArt
    HeartArtover 6 years ago

    beautiful composition and depth! Dreamy color…

  • Ellaine Walker
    Ellaine Walkerover 6 years ago

    fantastic work! i love it :)

  • screamqueen
    screamqueenover 6 years ago

    very lovely

  • KMorral
    KMorralover 6 years ago

    Stunning! Incredible colours, brilliant highlights

  • CherTheArt
    CherTheArtover 6 years ago

    Fantastic! I love the color and the close up of this flower. Your flowers are beautiful!

  • Carolyn Staut
    Carolyn Stautover 6 years ago

    Wow, you have such a wonderful technique with your floral work. The flowers just pop and flow with color and life.Barbara, this one is so gorgeous!

Samsung Galaxy S5 Cases

Register your email address to be first in line


desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.