Recently I captured this really neat photo of a neighbor's purple tulip. I love the way the colors came out in the photo, but I could still imagine it somewhat brighter. So I decided to do a painting of the tulip with brighter colors.
Below is how I began the painting. I used an oil brush this time, instead of the usual palette knife. I love the short choppy strokes from the palette knife, but I felt like experimenting with something different on this one. After painting for a little while, I decided to go for even brighter colors. The end result of my tulip painting is below. I thought you'd enjoy seeing the finished painting compared to the original photo. :)
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