ROSES IN DIFFERENT MEDIUMS AND STYLES.

[This post contains 11 images] I was one of those artists who avoided painting roses for many years. The first few miserable attempts I made, I found myself drowning in petals. It was all too confusing to say the least - the way the petals slip in behind each other - the gentle tapering curves... Continue Reading →

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Macro Flower Photography (1)

  I am a flower fanatic and never miss an opportunity to photograph a flower - I have taken hundreds of pics of flowers and no doubt, will take hundreds more. Macro flowers require a little more focusing and concentration, but I find, determination overcomes all the obstacles associated with macro photography. The Glory Bower,... Continue Reading →

Upon the Silver Pond.©

Beneath the vast empyrean, As the sun diffuses warmth through lacy trees I gaze at the watery spectacle before me, The surface overlaid with lilies and leaves. It’s seemingly quiet upon the silver pond But a spirited energy I perceive. I stroll around the perimeter, Better to view the Nymphaea in their splendour— Blooms the size... Continue Reading →

Celebrating lilies with art and poetry.

Lilies always make good subjects for art.  There are so many varieties and colours of lilies. They can be described as elegant, calm, vibrant, fiery, and peaceful.  There is a lily for every mood.  I painted the above lilies in different styles (abstract to classic) using different mediums, i.e. oil, watercolour, gouache, and acrylic. I have... Continue Reading →

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