Monthly Archives: October 2015

Pansies, 8 x 10 inches

Pansies With the shortening days and the cooler nights, my garden is beginning to slow down except for the pansies. Expect to see several more paintings of pansies in the coming weeks. ……………………………………………………………. Framed Painting Available for Sale, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA {8″ x 10″ – oil on linen}

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Pewter Reflections and Sunflowers, 18 x 24 inches

Pewter Reflections and Sunflowers Sometimes when I start a painting I am just following a hunch or an emotion that is impossible to describe. When this painting came into being I was overwhelmed with the desire to be alone with something beautiful. I needed recharging, and calm and serene scenes always do this for me. […]

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Nasturtiums, 12 x 16 inches

Nasturtiums What draws me to nasturtiums are the graceful lines of the stems and strong geometric shapes of the flowers along with the circular leaves. ……………………………………………………………. Framed Painting: SOLD Available for Sale, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA {12″ x 16″ – oil on linen}

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Sunflowers in a Stoneware Pitcher, 12 x 16 inches

Sunflowers in a Stoneware Pitcher As a gardener, I allow volunteers to take root, mostly because I love all that may come from these unexpected guests, and this year I was blessed with four volunteer sunflowers. They are not the gigantic flowerhead variety, but more diminutive, and to me, more delicate and charming. ……………………………………………………………. Framed […]

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Heirloom Tomatoes, 16 x 20 inches

Heirloom Tomatoes This summer I relocated my tomato plants and was rewarded with an over-the-top crop. Because I try to paint everything I grow (along with eating them) I choose tomato varieties that have a strong heritage of being in household gardens. ……………………………………………………………. Framed Painting SOLD {16″ x 20″ – oil on linen}

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