Martagon lily

I find the shape of the flowers of the martagon lily wonderful, with their recurved petals, and painting it while breathing in the delicious scent was great. Shame about the picture. I started with a violet wash I thought would be perfect, but it turned out to be completely deadening, so spent too long trying to rescue the fresh colours by adding rose etc. Also, I think I would have been better conecntrating on one bloom as the flower spike is rather spaced out ond spindly.

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