#115 Peonies in a Vase

floral painting Pink peonies in a vase oil painting by Navdeep Kular

Peonies in a Vase

Oil on Canvas
14 X 11
Oil Painting by Navdeep Kular
The beauty of peonies prompts me to paint these flowers again and again. A card given by a dear cousin was an inspiration for this painting. The challenge was to make the peonies stand out on a light background. In the end, I was able to illustrate the volume of numerous petals of peonies. I like the fluffiness of peonies, the roundness of vase and the sharp front edge of table in this painting. The shadows of the leaves lift them in the air. The cool colour palette of the foreground and middle ground has been contrasted with a tinge of yellow in the background.

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