In Progress Painting

I just finished this painting of a Key Lime Tree. I took pictures as I was painting it, so I could show my progress as I went along. I spent about 6-7 hours on this piece.

IMG_7149Made the drawing and filled in the background. Then, for this painting, I painted back into it with white.


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Started to fill in the light yellow areas, the lime and a few leaves.


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Added more color in the background and filled in more of the leaves.


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The finished painting with all details. I filled in more of the background with a light pink for highlights and an iridescent purple.