Nasturtiums to you too

A green glass vase of nasturtiums, geraniums (gerania?) and plumbago were the inspiration to play with colours in the first painting. I wasn’t trying so much to create a vase of flowers but just to see what happened...here are three stages not with any particular goal in mind...
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The second was inspired by the sky last evening- a mauve ceiling was a edged with gold, that greeny and peachy translucent sky between the cloud and horizon were trapped behind intertwined branches. The translucent background and a band of mauve at top and bottom came first but I forgot to take a photo. I then started doing trees but the more realistically I tried to do them, the worse they looked. I changed tack and made dabs and criss-crosses which is the impression the scene gave last night. I ended up putting little flecks of colour between the darknesses with dobs of paint the same colour as any background which was still visible.