Category: flowers

  • Art commission: Summer Beach, Lake Huron

    Recently, I was commissioned to paint the shores of Lake Huron to be a Christmas gift for someone who wanted this reminder of fun times with a friend this summer. This is late summer, with the goldenrod blooming (no birds, either!) This painting was done in acrylic, and I enjoyed painting it with my usual…

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  • Hummingbird in the Flowers

    Okay, I realized when I did this painting that it could seem a bit cliche; after all, there are so many hummingbird paintings out there. But I couldn’t resist painting this little ruby-throated that I saw drinking from the last of the summer flowers a few weeks ago, so I make no apologies. I think…

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  • Yellow Tulips

    I brought home some yellow tulips the other day, and couldn’t resist painting them.

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  • Ferns

    One thing I’ve discovered about living in Michigan that is VERY different from Texas is the ferns. They are everywhere, especially when you live in a state forest like I do. They grow like weeds here, but are pretty. I think that the ferns and moss (my lawn in the front is actually partially moss)…

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  • Yellow Iris

    Last spring, I took a picture of some iris in our garden; recently I finally got around to painting them. Here’s the picture:

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  • Blue Bouquet

    I like to play with acrylics as well as oil paints. This is a painting of a bouquet that a friend gave me awhile back. It took two days to paint; I loved the bright colors, and put the flowers in a copper pot in my kitchen for contrast. 

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