Vineyard Roses Watercolor Paintings

We took a trip to Napa in May and the vineyards had roses growing at the end of each row. I read that it helps to determine the health of the vines.  If the roses are healthy, the vines are healthy.  Some of the same diseases affect both.  

I painted this twice and this one was my first attempt.  I liked the colors I ended up with in the foreground, but didn't have enough light at the top of the vines.  Not sure which I like better, but they are just different enough for me to keep them both. 


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