This is a painting that I did last summer of a hydrangea blossom that has thrust its way through a neighbour's fence. I called it "Don't fence me in". I had not photographed it as I worked on it, but I can tell you that it's entirely composed of Rembrandt pastels on Clairefontaine Pastel Mat. Rather than do a blow-by-blow account of it, I have posted some close-up pictures of a few details. The original is 26 x 36 cms. or 10.25 x 14.5 ins. approximately.
I left most of the florets somewhat vague, but I did work on this single one to provide a focal point in the blossom:
This is a close-up of one of the shadow areas, with a sketchy showing of a leaf in the background:
And this is the single water droplet I included in the painting (less is more). You can see that there is not much to it: