• Tim Ellmers, Artist

Cone Flowers

Updated: Aug 10, 2019

Cone flowers are so hard to paint because they are so weird looking. Their core is very dominate with dainty petals jutting off in all directions. Depending on the way the sun hits them will change how the colors are perceived.

Complete studio view

Forced myself to work with the largest brush possible to keep this one loose. This was painted from a photo in a recent Plein Air outing in Haywood County. All I can remember was how extraordinarily hot it was that day.



© 2020 Tim Ellmers Fine Arts;

Hendersonville, North Carolina

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