Oil painting of a Hellebore

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9 by 12 inches, oil on hardboard
9 by 12 inches, oil on hardboard

I started this one some time ago but it needed some finishing touches. These hellebores grow in a shady area of the yard, but they get a little direct sun in the early morning, and again in the evening before the trees leaf out. These white, translucent flowers are a real challenge to paint.

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