I love this old can that once held Amaretti cookies. After trimming some branches off the giant Lavatera bush by my deck, I decided to paint the cuttings. The cookie can was the first thing I spotted that would hold water and flowers.
I used the new Schmincke watercolors palette I recently bought on sale at Wet Paint. I love the palette but after a few trials, added and replaced some colors which I’ll write about next time. The Schmincke pan paints worked beautifully in the hot sun, releasing juicy flowing paint with just a touch of a wet brush.
I think the sketch captured the feeling of heat and strong light and the funky little table with a dirty glass top looks just like itself.
2 replies on “Lavatera Clippings In Amaretti Cookie Can”
This is beautiful! Love the shadow!
Great sketch. As Carol said the shadow is fab, perfect to suggest the heat as you wanted.