9" x 12"
There is nothing quite so striking for me as seeing brilliantly colored flowers against a dark background. "Orange Tulips" is done in harmonious colors from the same side of the color wheel. This gives the painting a calm, tranquil feel, even though you realize there is bright sunlight. Usually I do my backgrounds in colors which are on the opposite sides of the color wheel to create that "pop", but here the sunlit tulips create their own pop. :-)