6x6, Original Oil on GessobordI admire the roses painted by Carol Marine, who can render a beautiful, elegant looking one with limited brush strokes and no fussing. Painting a rose is not easy; but like anything else, it's all about shapes and values. To find both, I know I have to squint. It's something I need to keep repeating to myself. Squint, squint, squint! This was painted using a palette knife... it's a little abstract with texture! Practice also helps, so I hope to tackle a few more.
Wherever you are, I hope you are enjoying a good weekend, and staying warm!