[This post contains 13 images] Have you ever wondered what the significance of a rose is? Mmm, Make sure you get the right message, or you could be in for a surprise or a shock!
Over the years I have collected garden paraphernalia but eventually the weather takes it toll on everything. Things get broken and colors fade. It is at this point these items usually get discarded. Well, I decided, not this time!
I seldom do lino printing, but I enjoy the process. The prints are exciting, because one never quite knows what results will be achieved.
I have always admired the beauty of the poppy, and am intrigued that such a soft, delicate, flower has wreaked havoc and death in peoples lives by the opium produced from the seeds. The flower is also a symbol of remembrance of 20 million deaths in the first world war.
I enjoy still-life art, usually the type with food and crockery painted in oils. However, this series of still-life focuses on the details of the food.