Pansy blossoms – botanical study
5 x 7 oil on canvas on panel
In the winter, not a lot of flowers are blooming in Southern California. Cool season bloomers include snapdragons, iceland poppies and pansies, which are predominately purple, violet and shades of yellow, cream and white. I enjoyed painting this loose collection of forms as a study to get familiar with the shapes using palette knife and brush.
I think this little picture would look nice in a small plein air frame, something like this: