|Sunflowers are amazing from the back and side too but everyone seems to paint them from the front. Maybe because you just have to stare into their faces?|
À la Van Gogh, I place the flower against the contrasting purple background of the parasol. The yellow does indeed seem more intense.
|This Cape Daisy flower was so perfectly formed.|
|These swirling clematis seed heads remind me of little furry creatures like handbag dogs or gremlins. You imagine there's some eyes under there and you just have to stroke them.|