Blue Flowers: Verbena [acrylics]

Painting number four in the “Blue Flowers” series shows Verbena.

Original artwork for 139,- EUR | Cards & more from 1,88 EUR | Art prints from 11,- EUR

Actually, Verbena are not really blue, rather violet, sometimes even almost red. But with just the right light, the red-violet turns into a more blue-violet and the shadows change into deep blue.

For the painting, I intensified this effect because I wanted to emphasize the cool violet and blue tints. In the background, the greens of the surrounding plants appear cooled down too, to a blue-green color.

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The flowers of the plant are for the most part not painted with a brush but with a small palette knife, which helps to get form right. And once again, I created the background using the dry-brush technique, which is one of my favorite painting techniques. In several layers the impression of depths occurs and beautiful effects, which are not achievable with other techniques.

The artwork is made with acrylics on stretched canvas and protected by a layer of varnish. A frame is not necessary, since the sides are painted as well.

Blue Flowers: Verbena
2018, acrylics and stretched canvas
Size: 24 x 30 cm (ca. 10 x 12 in)
Weight: 150 g


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The original artwork is available in my DaWanda shop for 139,- EUR, which includes shipment (for the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, additional cost for other countries).
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In my RedBubble shop you can order a print of the artwork on various products, such as post cards, pillow cases and totebags. Prices differ depending on the product and start 1,88 EUR.
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Fine Art prints in my Oh My Prints shop

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In my shop on Oh My Prints you can order a print of the artwork on canvas, aluminium, Xposer, framed or as wallpaper in fine art quality. Prices differ depending on the chosen product and start 11,- EUR.
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