Image Size 5" x 7"
I painted this from a photo of the magnolia tree in our yard. It was a close-up of one of the upper branches and it was vertical like this. As I look at this finished painting, I think it would have looked more natural if I had placed the branch at a bit of an angle. Also, the branch for the bud became much thicker as I was fusing. It's just a small study so I'm using this as a learning experience. As always, encaustic is a lot of fun and a great challenge.