My Garden: End of April

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April has been a fun month in the garden.  The tulips came and went, as well as the daffodils.

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The gravel paths are in and Naomi likes them :)  She has been seen playing outside in her playhouse and sandbox.

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In addition to all the bulbs, the peonies are also breaking through and beginning to bud.

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I love blown out tulips.

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A few years ago a friend gave me some English Bluebells, and this is the first time they have bloomed!  I dream of having a big colony of them intermixed with these daffodils.

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Naomi likes the daffodils also.

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A last view of tulips and daffodils.

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Delightful Daffodils in Pewter Cup, 8 x 7 inches

Narcissus Tete-a-Tete by Elizabeth Floyd, 8 x 7 inches, oil on linen panel

Delightful Daffodils in Pewter Cup

Narcissus ‘tete-a-tete’ are some of my favorite harbingers of a warmer season to come.

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Framed Painting
Reserved for August 2016 exhibition
{8″ x 7″ – oil on linen panel}
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Still Life Invitational at the Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA

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Just a quick hello to share some fun news.

This month I have several pieces in the Principle Gallery’s Still Life Invitational: The Language of Objects.  My work will be alongside some phenominal still-life artists, like Teresa Fischer, Cindy Procious, Jacob Pfeiffer, and Louise Fenne, to name a few.

I feel so honored to be a part of this exhibition.

The opening reception is this Friday!  April 15th, from 6:30-9:00pm, and then on Saturday, April 16th I will be at the gallery participating in a live painting demonstration from 1-4:00pm.  

If you are in the area please stop by at one of these events,

Liz

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Yellow Colossus, 7 x 5 inches

Colossus Yellow by Elizabeth Floyd, 7 x 5 inches, oil on linen panel

Colossus Yellow

Pansies were the first flowers that came back to life in the garden this spring.  I love these colossus pansies because their flowers are so large and dynamic.

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Framed Painting
Available for Sale, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
{7″ x 5″ – oil on linen}
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Hellebore, 7 x 5 inches

Hellebore by Elizabeth Floyd, 7 x 5 inches, oil on linen panel

Hellebore

This study was completed on a sunny afternoon, stolen time from my other duties and now a permanent reminder of the beauty to be found in winter flowers like Hellebore.

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Framed Painting
{7″ x 5″ – oil on linen}
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