A sophisticated expressive fine art floral painting, done in my signature style, of dip pen with ink and watercolor.
Did you know - The Bearded Iris Flower takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, and is a genus of over 200 species of colorful flowering plants with spectacular blooms.
Size: 9" x 24" inches (22.86 x 60.96 centimeters) On Watercolor Paper.
Palette: Cool blue tones, calming greens, reddish brown and cheerful shades of yellow and orange.
Signed: Yes! Hand Signed by Artist (Front and Back)
How I create my watercolor and ink paintings: I first do most of the ink work without pre-drawing anything. I go straight to work with various nib "tip" sizes and dipping ink. The objective is to be loose and painterly.
After establishing the ink lines I use watercolor to create shadow and light and vibrant colors, I work in layers. There is no erasing whatsoever, so everything even inks droplets that may fall are part of the art. Incidentals like ink drops are some of my favorite parts.
Finally, I add more ink lines to enhance certain areas in the painting. I then sign in ink and voila!"
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