This is a short preview from a full length tutorial in oils with Elizabeth Robbins. 

In this lesson we paint white roses from Grace Rose Farm in a silver vase with a very limited palette.  I used Titanium White, Ivory Black, Yellow Ochre, Indian Yellow, Raw Umber, Transparent Red Earth and Alizarin Crimson.  I painted mine on a 18 x 14 but I also did a version on a 20×16.  My goal with this painting was to really create a very monochromic color palette as well as a very ethereal painting.  I so enjoyed painting this for you and I hope it inspires you to paint. 

Running time 2:05

In my concept lesson I take this same set up and show you different ways to create reflections when setting up the still life as well as how to paint them.

Reference Image is included

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Study Still Life with Elizabeth

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