New Art: Red Hibiscus

I finished this 8×10″ acrylic painting today, inspired by the hibiscus I’m growing on my porch garden.  It’s  on stretched canvas and the sides are painted a  dark green.

Red Hibiscus
Red Hibiscus, acrylic and ink on canvas, 8×10 by Joy Murray
red hibiscus on wall
Red Hibiscus on the wall
red hibiscus side
From the side

I’ve tried to capture the brilliance of this bloom that lasts only a day.  I’ve used layers and layers of reds and greens and yellows.  The background is smooth and the flower itself more textured.

This painting is for sale through Etsy here.  It’s $50, including shipping and handling.  There are also prints, card, t-shirts, skins and other items available through RedBubble here.

I’m in the process of documenting and posting more of my art.  Stay tuned for that.

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