The Rod Jones On-line Art Gallery
Peace, Perfect Peace
Acrylic on board
This rose was planted in my garden in 1969 and, after years of neglect, it was properly pruned and fed this year with the result you see here.
Getting the tonal values right and preserving the delicacy and velvetyness of the petals was a real challenge. Now available as a card and as a 312x316 mm limited edition print
Here is a high resolution detail: