Fearless Friday, “Reflections”


I have been crazy for tulips lately, and that includes drawing and painting them





I found a picture of vases of tulips on a window sill and couldn’t get to my studio fast enough





I was eager to try another painting with a red underpainting {the first one I did was Pink Flower Therapy here}





I worked fast and loose with a limited palette plus some heavy gel to thicken paint





After establishing the location of the tulips I painted in the background





Filling in the negative spaces so I can go back and add more leaves





Next, back to the petals





The tulips are sitting on the window sill and reflecting in the glass





And last adding the vases with a few strokes of white and bluish gray





Just a few strokes to suggest the glass vases





Less is more!



“Reflections” 22″ x 28″ acrylic on canvas




Paint on and Be Fearless!




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20 Responses to “Fearless Friday, “Reflections””
  1. Jenna, I love tulips in any color. Yours are beautifully painted in the glass vases on a window sill! Beautiful reflections…Happy Friday!❤️

  2. thefrenchhutch says:

    Tulips are always on my shopping list. I love the inspiration from you I’m getting today. Tulips in pretty simple glass vases. Such a beautiful painting Jenna, now you’ll have tulips everyday!

  3. Sharon Mann says:

    Applause. Applause. Beautifully painted, the colors pop!

  4. Stunning!! You are amazingly talented! I love the subject and you captured the vases perfectly.

  5. Kari says:

    O my gosh Jenna…the tulips are spectacular and when you added the vases…perfection! and definitely less is more as the whole painting of tulips and reflection in the window is stunning.

  6. Fabulous tulips and it looks great over a sofa! Really springy!

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  8. pattyanneart says:

    Your tulips are so beautiful, Jenna!!!🌷💚💗
    Gorgeous painting!! 😍

  9. Cyndi Raines says:

    Great job! I agree with Kari,the flowers are great, but the vases are awesome as well! They look so real. I really like the slight image of the flowers reflecting in the window also. Very cool!

  10. Jill Kuhn says:

    Triple WOWZA!!! 😊 LOVE this Jenna!! 🌷❤️🌷 So fantastic! You are so talented!! 🙌

  11. Mary says:

    Beautiful Jenna! Love the red underpainting!

  12. marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared.

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