Carollyne Sinclaire Artist
Capturing the Beauty of Colour, Light and Shadow

Deep Purple

When I first saw this iris it was after a rainfall days long that I thought would crush every flower in the garden, however, despite its delicate bloom, this iris bloomed and endured. This is from the garden where I painted in Naramata on the Garden Tour.

I had such fun painting this iris, revelling in the array of purples, mauves, reds, and blues but when it came to the background I wondered if it should be a representation of its natural habitat or glazes of cobalt, mauves, and French ultramarine blue. As you can see the latter decision held sway. A slight halo around the dark iris makes it appear somewhat mysterious to me.

Oils on 9" X 12" X 1.5" cradleboard, the sides are a continuation of the background.Deep black frame to set off its majesty. Varnished, wired and ready to hang.

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Deep Purple
$400.00

Canadian Dollars