Category Archives: Flowers

An Iris

I always think of my Mother when I see an Iris.  She loved them and they really epitomized her.  She lived colorfully and loved life.  I painted this one yesterday.  I let loose with the water and felt the energy of my Mom and her encouraging words to just paint what makes you happy.

pick me

All sorts of blossoms are calling me to pick them. I want to lock myself away with lush arrangements and paint large canvases with big blossoms. Something about the blues and lilac hues that are so serene as well as in fashion. What has been calling you to be picked?

pick me

All sorts of blossoms are calling me to pick them. I want to lock myself away with lush arrangements and paint large canvases with big blossoms. Something about the blues and lilac hues that are so serene as well as in fashion. What has been calling you to be picked?

scarborough fair

When I found this lovely flowery hair comb – all I could think of was “Scarborough Fair” and what a pretty touch this would be if my hair were this glorious shad of red. Parsley, sage, Rosemary and Thyme…. I will be singing this melody all day long. Happy Monday to each of you.

pom-pon

wikipedia – allium, Lucy Ball Something about seeing alliums makes me giggle.   I wonder if they might have been the inspiration for a cheerleader’s pom-pon? This one is called “Lucy Ball” and if you look closely, you will see a bee having a ball. pve design for “purple flowers“ This was another design for […]

pom-pon

wikipedia – allium, Lucy Ball Something about seeing alliums makes me giggle.   I wonder if they might have been the inspiration for a cheerleader’s pom-pon? This one is called “Lucy Ball” and if you look closely, you will see a bee having a ball. pve design for “purple flowers“ This was another design for […]

Once more

My sister has been working on a series, called “Once again” with feeling she paints peonies and tries to capture the fleeting beauty of the blossoms.  Here, I have the impression that the petals are just about to drop.  I think the looseness of the stroke of the brush gives this work brevity of life. […]

Once more

My sister has been working on a series, called “Once again” with feeling she paints peonies and tries to capture the fleeting beauty of the blossoms.  Here, I have the impression that the petals are just about to drop.  I think the looseness of the stroke of the brush gives this work brevity of life. […]

28 days

“la vie en rose” painted by Patricia van Esscheoil painting – private collection – bequeathed to a beloved. Feb”ru”ary First, it is today. The shortest month of the year with a mere 28 days, but never to short to paint flowers or to bring a posy indoors to enjoy. The above oil was painted in […]

28 days

“la vie en rose” painted by Patricia van Esscheoil painting – private collection – bequeathed to a beloved. Feb”ru”ary First, it is today. The shortest month of the year with a mere 28 days, but never to short to paint flowers or to bring a posy indoors to enjoy. The above oil was painted in […]