Peppermint Rose - Red Rose Watercolor Painting

Arena Shawn

San Francisco, United States

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A beautiful original watercolor painting of a red and white patterned Victorian rose just opening up, its petals dancing in the summer morning breeze, with a background of green foliage painted in soft focus surrounding it. The deep red, velvety parts of petals are lushly portrayed against the bright white center of the flower, adding variety and interest to the portrait of this unusual flower.

This piece of art is hand painted by award winning watercolor artist and daily painter Arena Shawn. It will make a wonderful addition to your room decor, or serve as a special gift for a friend or loved one. The vibrant color of the artwork will enhance the decor in any room, adding a touch of liveliness and warmth to primarily cold colored interiors, and works in harmony with primarily warm colored interiors.

Title: ‘Peppermint Rose’
Size: 8"h x 8"w
Medium: Watercolor on Fabriano paper, Signed, Original

This item will be shipped with 11″ × 11″ sized acid-free white mats and white foamcore backing board ready for framing, and a certificate of ownership signed by the artist. The matted painting will be enclosed in acid-free, see-through plastic seal, and shipped with secure, water-proof packaging to avoid any possible damage to the painting within 3 business days of payment.


Artist Insight:
In this painting I have tried to add impact to the center flower by utilizing a complementary palette, emphasizing the rich red color of the flower by contrasting it with a spring-green background of leaves and stems. The center flower is depicted in sharp focus, with a variety of warm and cool reds used to hint warm sun-lit parts and cooler shadows and folds. The background is painted wet-in-wet with very limited detail, and the soft focus of it serves to direct the eye of the viewer to the center flower. I used mostly texture and color variations to add interest in the background area and prevent it from getting boring.


Where to View More of My Work:

My Blog – http://arenashawn.blogspot.com/

My Daily Paintworks Gallery Page: http://www.dailypaintworks.com/Artists/arena-sh...

My Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArenaShawnFineArt

My Fine Art America Print Shop – http://arena-shawn.fineartamerica.com/

My Website – http://arenashawn.fineartstudioonline.com/

My Facebook Page – http://www.facebook.com/ArenaShawn

Thank you so much for looking at my art. :)

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