Final Color and Shape Study for Rhododendron Explosion - 12" x 24" - gouache on paper (top)
Sketches and Grid - (bottom)
After doing two previous sketches and color and shape studies, I decided this was the one I want to use. The bottom two images show the grid I'll use to transfer this small study to the 48" x 96" canvas.
Here's the canvas preparation
Here's the canvas frame
~ I will keep the brush happy in my hands! ~