Leaves upon Leaves
The inspiration for this painting is an Agave Hiemiflora at the Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens. You've seen the original photo in an earlier post Nice Surprise. What I liked about this particular photo was not only the symmetry of the agave, but that the palos verdes leaves had fallen upon the leaves of the agave and on the ground all around. Hence - leaves upon leaves. Here is the progress - and now you will see how Agave #27 got her name. I paint by number initially, numbering the leaves on my source and sketch so I can keep up with where I am.
|Painting by Number - Clockwise 1 - 27|
|Leaves upon Leaves|
20 x 30
Mi Tientes Touch Sanded Board