• 1700 Garden in a Palm Tree

    5 monthes ago - By Lori's Stormy Art

    I have been wanting to do a painting like this for ages, I have always been charmed by plants using a palm tree as a host for them to live upon. This one is based on a tree at Heathcote Botanical gardens which has the vine and bromeliads growing up the palm. I took some liberties with the background, wanted it to be abstract so the viewer could see what they wanted in it.
    I was using my new water mixable oils, had read you cannot mix them with water. I don't know where that idea came from, but I hadn't read those directions when I started using them. It looks like it works fine, I used...
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