[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 →
I keep digital art 'real', and would be able to recreate each creation onto canvas using brush and paint.
I love tea and coffee, coffee in the mornings, the rest of the day it is tea, no wonder I painted a couple of cups of tea and (just one coffee). Maybe I should be eating more apples than drinking tea, I guess this went through my mind as I painted, but then the flowers... Continue Reading →
The water lily is my favourite flower to photograph. Whenever I visit the local Botanical Garden, I head straight to the water lily pond. I am never disappointed! I find that at any time of the day, water lilies photograph well, even when the sun is at its highest, however I have been fortunate enough... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →