Cactus bloom day 23

This was my second take on painting this cactus bloom. It is really a walking stick or Cholla bloom, not prickly pear as I referred to it in day 19 which was my first attempt. I like the transparency of this attempt, but a lot of you liked the first version: 

Which do you prefer?

Thx for stopping by!

11 thoughts on “Cactus bloom day 23

  1. Impossible to choose one when I like them both…the sun is shining on one in a different place from where it shines on the other one.

    Lovely! I like that one is medium and the other is bigger. It depends on where you would put it.

    I’d frame them both if I were doing it.

    Love your work.




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