flowers

Juicy wild semi-abstract flowers, dynamic oil paintings of flowers

Floral Explosion

Floral Explosion Oils on canvas 2022 24 x 24 x 1.5 inches This antique gold and turquoise vase from the 1700’s is overflowing with exotic blooms dripping with brushstrokes in layers of orange, pink red and green. Soft white daubs of baby’s breath round out this stunning arrangement of fantasy flowers that will never wilt. …

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Bohemian Blue

Bohemian Blue Oils on canvas 2022 24 x 24 x 1.5 inches A pretty blue and gilt gold enamel antique Moser cup and saucer are crowned here with pink ranunculus blooms. This semi-abstract treatment creates a mysterious web of pinks and turquoise blues, highlighted with tiny dots of brilliant blue and golden yellow.   See …

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Chinese Red Vase

Chinese Red Vase Oils on canvas 2022 16 x 16 x 1.5 inches These flowers may (or may not) start out as recognizable blooms… Are they tulips? We no longer know… I let the oil paint be a real life partner in this dance we share together in the studio and let the paint and …

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Sèvres Potpourri Fantasy

Sèvres Potpourri Fantasy Oils on canvas 2022 16 x 16 x 1.5 inches A delightful pink Sèvres potpourri vase in the shape of a ship was the starting point for this floral fantasy.  Working with Procreate digital painting on my iPad, I’m able to create my own imaginary exotic flower bouquets. Layers of glazing in …

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Pink Roses 1

Pink Roses 1 Oils on canvas 2022 18.25 x 18.25 x 1.5 inches When I accidentally cut down some lovely pink roses in my garden, I quickly snipped them into two vases and painted them from life over a week. Having my subject sit still for days was a big change from plein air painting …

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Pink Roses 2

Pink Roses 2 Oils on canvas 2022 18.25 x 18.25 x 1.5 inches The second bouquet of pretty pink roses painted from life. Baby’s breath and greenery bedazzle us with bold brushstrokes. Many layers of rich glazing in oil paints and dynamic brushwork make this pretty piece sing. Invite me to come and bloom in …

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