On Sunday it was so freggin' cold that I didn't even want to go out. I went to my studio and tackled this image in a direct manner. This is an image of the last of 20014's Hydrangeas. I had sketched a few of the blossoms before and felt good about winging it. My goal was one sitting. Well to was a little more than that. about 4 and half to five hours. It was kind of fun. Flowers are not one of my often painted subjects. But I needed a small to do between biggish canvases.
I like this and may do some more flower paintings soon. The immediate direct painting approach is really what I like.