Wonderful painting! I have purchased several plants and they are doing well but haven't bloomed yet. I hope to get some great reference photos. This painting inspires me to pamper the ugly little plants - lol.
Beautiful... so delicate and lovely job. Love the light and shade.
GORGEOUS! If I recall correctly, these blooms have the most delicate petals which is quite the contrast from their prickly host.
Oh, truly worth the expenditure and the lack of 'resolve'! :)Wonderful artwork!
So beautiful........... the perfect preempt to Christmas.
As always... B.E.A.utiful!and inspiring as well.
I'm way behind on blog reading, so I was relieved to see you have been *judicious* in your posting! Love all the florals you've shown in the past few posts!! Fabulous!!
What a beautiful painting of a really beautiful flower R. Don't know them here, so thank you for the introduction.
Hi R.,I hope this note gets through. My comments haven't lately -- and I love your airport orchids too. This is absolutely gorgeous like everything you turn your hand to. Magic.Take care,Barbara
What beautiful blooms, indeed! I love the color you captured on that cactus arm too. Stunning! Can't wait to see the second!
Just lovely, soft and delicate, and so impressive at that size. Beautiful
Wow! Just beautiful R.! This orchid and painting are incredibly eye catching!
unbelievable in every way: the handling of the colours, the wonderful composition and of course the size: i keep trying to visualise it in front of me in that size and it delights!!
so, so lovely! amazing painting, and what a model!
Wow - what a beautiful range of pinks. Wonderful scale, I imagine this is stunning in person as well.
Absolutely beautiful, I like the way you have graduated the background colour, blooms stand out so well on a dark background.
Beautiful range of color and a wonderfully delicate curves. Impressive!
This painting is stunning! I love your palette.
I'm glad you could not say no that day. Otherwise we'd have missed out on something as beautiful as this. Great job. I look forward to seeing its mate. -Don
Well, everyone's already said it all so I'll just add my WOW to this :)
I absolutely LOVE this!!!! And to add to what all have said... WOW. So delicate and lovely colors. I'm glad you spent the money and brought the plant home as a reference to paint. :)
Gosh, I've never seen one of these flowering. The perfect thing to spend money on... and the perfect painting!
Exquisite,R! I've never seen this flower, but what a beauty. The set looks fantastic together. Love the violet shadows.
Thank you for your kind comments! They always make my day.