White orchids

A friend sent me these amazing white orchids. I’ve been staring at them for weeks and thinking that they are almost too delicate and too beautiful to paint. How can I do them justice? My first thought was to do a big painting but I changed my mind and decided to start small. I am working out ideas for them in my sketchbook (that is what sketchbooks are for, after all) and then I will move on to a larger watercolour. Or maybe two.


9 Comments on “White orchids”

  1. Lyane Ouellet says:

    Really beautiful! I would love to paint my Christmas cactus that is also white. I love the blues of your background, what blues did you use?

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  2. Bernadette says:

    Lovely!

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  3. tylaraduncan says:

    So beautiful, so fresh!

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  4. sandidureice says:

    Delightful and so fresh.

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  5. sandidureice says:

    “so fresh” just came out! I didn’t see until after that someone else wrote the same…it is agreed then 🙂

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  6. SuSkjersaa says:

    Cheerful on this rainy, snowy day in Central Oregon. Any blue color works for me. I look forward to your post every day.
    Su

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  7. phiphihuynh says:

    So beautiful and i love the color😍

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  8. Lovely! I like how you set them off with the dark background.

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