Artist: Garry Purcell
Title: Backlit Canna Lily Leaves 02
Medium Used: Artist grade Oil Paint
Linen Size: 61 x 51cm x 4cm (20x24inch)
Linen Type: Galley Wrap Stretched Linen
The way the Sun hit these Canna Lily leaves at Wilsons Botanical Gardens was simply spectacular, and I wanted to catch the leaves while they were on fire and full of colour. I have pushed the colours in this oil painting to the extreme, to emphasize the beauty in what I saw.