Blue Rose by Riana van Staden
14 comments
wonderful painting, the colours are great and so is the rich texture, I love it.
Tony Blacetti
over 2 years ago
Beautiful light and shadow, with great cohesive palette.
over 2 years
blue is my favorite color, so I love this!
over 2 years
Love the texture and colour .. Bev
over 2 years
Great art piece luvit congratz Riana
over 2 years
Violets and bluuuues!I agree .. beautifully done!
over 2 years
Lovely blue rose, love the light to darks, really an unusual painting and I just love the solitude of this, wonderful, wonderful !~!~!~
over 2 years
Excellent work.love the shades of blue.
over 2 years
what a wonderful piece!!
over 2 years
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for Riana van Staden
Riana van StadenI work mostly in oil and some paintings in acrylics. My trademark is variety. I paint subjects ranging from realistic landscapes, seascapes and portraits to anything else I see and inspire me. I need variation and cannot paint the same thing over and over.

I am a photographer, some paintings are done from reference material, others just happen.
Added this dark background to the previous painting, now wish I hadn't! So please would you suggest anything I could do now to improve it again, or is it...
amazing painting... i saw it this morning... late for work looks like he's doing the hokey pokey in a very serious way or maybe ballroom dancing really... view answer
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