Hydrangea has got to be the most bountiful plant ever. One small pot of hydrangea will grow to be a huge bush laden with beautiful flower heads! I wasn't sure whether I could paint such a complex, tight subject on the "uncontrollable" Yupo.
After I put down the initial washes of the blue flowers, warm shadows in the foreground, and cool darks in the background, however, I could envision the sunny hydrangea bed coming to life. I proceeded to develop the leaves and flowers. If you step way back, the painting reads even better. I am proud of myself for pulling off "Bountiful Hydrangea"!