Category Archives: flowers

Valentine Flowers

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my WordPress Friends! 8×10 Yupo, Windsor Newton Paints    

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Painting on Yupo

I love painting on Yupo. It allows me to play with my paints in a free and fanciful way.

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Tuscany Vase

Original photo taken with iPhone 6. If it wasn’t so tricky to drive in Tuscany I would spend every vacation in a four-wheeled vehicle driving through Italy. One needs to observe the rules of the road (different¬†in the USA), and … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers – five important minutes

I waited the 5 important minutes. I found several small items that added up to a better, more thoughtful painting. I added stamens to the flowers which gave them direction. Using Tombows, I added the hand-drawn flower work that is … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

I knew that this bouquet of spring flowers was too gorgeous not to paint. They have been on my kitchen table, calling to me, for a few days. It was not until I read a post from a very talented … Continue reading

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Tis the Season

My art instructor nabbed these holly leaves from his wife’s kitchen table display. Ha ha! Now he has to figure out how to return them in place so she doesn’t notice. Love this season! Arches 140 lb cold press, 12 … Continue reading

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Fabulous Floating Water Lilies

As I painted this picture it occurred to me that it would be wonderful to live a few moments of life as a Water Lily. ¬†Water Lilies float freely on the surface of the water, having no worries, while soaking … Continue reading

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