Sketchbook | Impressionistic Watercolor Hydrangeas

This is a sketchbook page I did sometime last year.  It is again the looser floral method that I sometimes use in my sketchbook. This wreath was inspired by the Hydrangeas in Beacon Hill park in Victoria.  I did this while sitting on a bench in the park and most importantly wanted to capture the colours and groupings of the different toned flowers.

Later I added a pressed flower to the middle of the wreath, though it is not a Hydrangea.  I like the idea of incorporating pressed flowers in with watercolours.

hydrangea wreath in sketchbook with pressed flowers

sketchbook dried flower close up

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