The lilies of spring, bring to mind the start of a new growing season!! This is a vase of white Easter Lilies, (Longiflorum Hybrid). Although I enjoy all the colours of flowers, white flowers are typically my favourite. Nothing could be fresher to me than white flowers set against the green foliage!!
Loved the way the white tulips stood out against the darker foliage. The blueish flowers in the mid-ground and the slightly blurred light in the background pushed the whites forward.
A small bunch of whimsical flowers to more than fill the canvas, all pinks and all on a pink background. This one was just plain fun to paint!
Flowers set in a mason jar, seems to a bit of theme for me when I have been painting flowers. The flowers in this painting are called Ranunculus and they can grow in your garden from bulbs. Ranunculus flowers used in the floral industry typically have loads of petals tightly wrapped around the central core.
Tools of the trade says it all!! I feel like the brushes are actually an extension of my right arm. Although the tube of paint is made by Golden, I use many other brands.
White flowers are so fresh and brighten any space; my personal thoughts. A bit of an impulse buy, for me, at the local florist with the sole intention of bringing it home to paint. So when I got home, I plunked it in a mason jar, put it in my shadow box and set my … Read More
Mason jars are so versatile!! From transportable drinking water, to holding a variety of food, to the perfect flower vase!! This one is no exception and offered me some lovely views of the flower stems through its glass. The flowers were very fun to set up and paint, but the mason jar was the highlight … Read More
Set up in my light box, I attempted a loose description of the mason jar, water, light, stems and of course the white flowers! This piece went to the Federation Gallery for their Ten Squared Show.
Captured as a very loose collective bouquet of white flowers set against a neutral dark background set the stage for the jam jar!!
I just love the light in my daughter’s entry way in her heritage house. And although she did not have her laundry basket in that location, I pulled it in to the space and enjoyed the play of whites in the light. The piece was accepted into the “Ode to Oil” show at the Federation … Read More