Posts Tagged ‘irises’

This year I painted the beautiful bearded iris from my garden; in red, blue and yellow. I used the different purples; mauve, brilliant blue violet, permanent violet and cobalt violet dark.  The yellow one with lemon  and translucent yellow. For the red iris I mixed ultramarine and dark red, which gives a beautiful color.  P1000716P1000719P1000718


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Who knows what these dry flowers are, without looking at the title? I picked these irises at the end of last summer. They have been in my room since that time, together with dried cornstalks and such. This is a chance to use the brown and yellows, the earth colors: wallnut brown, sienna natur, burnt sienna, burnt umber, raw umber, yellow ochre and Indian yellow.DSC00181

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