Fabric Rose

I have a very hard time leaving things alone — which I do believe is a major problem for most artists. Sometimes, however, that can be a wonderful thing.

"Fabric Rose" multimedia painting by Lahle Wolfe.
“Fabric Rose” mixed media painting by Lahle Wolfe.

This is yet another painting that started out as a simple sketch to learn more about shadows and light.  The more I played, the more boring it seemed to me without color and of course, once again, in the end, I could not resist adding color to the sketch. 

First layer of paints to rose sketch

Rose sketch draft

Beginning of a rose sketch in pencil