The Flower Fairies go to Seed: Runner Beans
Artwork details: Gouache and watercolour, 13.2 x 19.5 inches (34 x 50 cm), 2011.
They were conceived as a series of more 'mature' fairies - seeds being, of course, the ultimate purpose of flowers. The colours are rather striking - the thing with runner beans is that while their flowers are usually scarlet, the beans are generally shocking pink with purple splodges, so I decided to go with this outlandish colour scheme and keep the fairies 'true to life'. My fairies are in face not as pink as runner beans can get, but perhaps they are not quite ripe yet!
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