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A Bouquet of Roses palette knife painting

A Bouquet of Roses Oil palette knife painting 30x30cm on deep box canvas Available
Still in a flower mood at the moment. I was tempted to go over, this while it was still wet, with a piece of card to mingle the colours more. Maybe next time!

Some Close-ups

On the wall

Abstract Flowers 2 in peach and red.

Abstract Flowers 2 by Marion Hedger in peach and red Oil, palette knife painting 18x24cm on 3.5cm deep gallery wrapped canvas No frame needed. 140€ International shipping included
Available  A sister painting to yesterday's painting The two together  

Abstract Flowers in peach and red

Abstract Flowers 1 by Marion Hedger in peach and red Oil, palette knife painting 18x24cm on 3.5cm deep gallery wrapped canvas
Available
I have finished my commission and I am giving it a good dose of  looking at to pick up any changes needed to call it finished. After completing it, I was in the mood for some florals, and following on from my Namibia Impressions I tried an abstracted floral. I so enjoyed painting this that I have created a mini series of them in different sizes which I shall post over the next week or so.

About this painting.
I had a tube of Winsor and Newton liquin impasto gel purchased well over a year ago and never used. I watched a couple of  You Tube videos on how to use it as I wasn't sure of the proportions. The advice varied a lot from not more than 20% to as much as you want to achieve transparency. My feeling is that 20% would be about right as I wonder about the binding of the paint with more than this.

I mixed several piles of paint, a light cream, lig…