Just like I knew I wanted to do a tiny portrait of my fiddle leaf fig, when I was thinking about painting miniatures of houseplants I knew I also wanted to do a tiny portrait of Matthias' philodendron. I'm not sure why. I have prettier houseplants. More colorful houseplants, but these two went to the top of the list.
And yes, this is one of the plants that needs to be repotted. The real plant's roots aren't escaping the pot like this, but if you look from above you can see them tangled up on top the soil.
I had to mix more terra cotta paint and like this mix better. I should probably keep track of my favorite combination of colors because I paint so many clay pots, but I kind of like to mix it a bit differently each time. After all, every real flower pot looks slightly different.