A milk white background serves this wax work’s bold colors especially well. For the three blooms Nadine dedicated a strong fuchsia color. She gave the flowers’ green stalk and leaves a more subtle feel with a batik-like rendering. At the right peeks in a hummingbird, providing a pleasant surprise to Feeling Happy.
For a companion piece, see Nadine’s Floral I.
encaustic / beeswax, damar resin, alcohol ink and shellac on wood-mounted masonite
30 height x 24 width x 1.5-inch depth