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Agapanthus in watercolour.

The agapanthus in my garden are blooming profusely and beautiful in their blues ad whites. To my amazement I realized yesterday i haven’t painted any agapanthus yet. I gave it three attempts. The first attempt is probably still the best , even though it is not what I am after. Most of the time that I try two or more attempts of the same subject, I find that the first attempt is the best.I have experienced it so many times. I think it is probably an instinctive reaction to what you see for the first time in front of you..in order to capture that is…and as we all know… first, spontaneous  reactions are always instinctive.

Agapanthus 1: Not great composition, but the first attempt and probably the best of three.

Agapanthus -001

Agapanthus 2: The values way too dark and the overall effect too messy.

Agapanthus

Agapanthus 3: Third attempt and I think it turned out the second best of the three efforts. I quite like the lightness of the blooms, but the overall effect is a bit stiff.

Agapanthus -002

Until next time

Ronell

 

9 responses

  1. You captured them perfectly – love your style Will follow your work

    July 25, 2016 at 8:08 pm

  2. ♥ You know I love your style too.

    July 25, 2016 at 9:02 pm

  3. Anonymous

    So beautiful, Ronelle.

    July 25, 2016 at 10:59 pm

  4. they are all very nice. captured their look perfectly, like the wind was blowing by 🙂

    July 26, 2016 at 11:31 pm

  5. You’ve inspired me, must paint mine.

    August 19, 2016 at 4:51 am

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