The beautiful peony is somewhat of a challenge to paint but capture it we must. This beauty grew happily in my garden which I sadly had to leave behind when I moved house. It grew well and the time of flowering that I loved the most was when the bloom was nearly done and the fragility of this stage is the hardest thing to capture without the aid of a photo for reference.
I have split this into two tutorials so that you can maybe practice the elements and think about positioning of the flower before getting stuck into the whole flower.
Best wishes and stay safe Billy x
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