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Flowers en Plein Air

This is a plein air piece from last year’s University City Plein Air event. That evening after the event, I painted with Sandy Graeser Haynes on the grounds of the Community Center. It was pure pleasure. This painting is a … Continue reading

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Dark Pink Roses symbolize ‘Gratitude’

I read that dark pink roses symbolize ‘gratitude’ and that’s what I’m feeling lately. Grateful for friends, family and other special people I’ve had the good fortune to come across in my life. This painting is a 12×12 oil on … Continue reading

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Lotus at Tower Grove Park

I read that the Lotus is a symbol of purity and beauty in many eastern religions. Painting with MOPAPA at Tower Grove Park in STL this morning, I can understand the reverance for these amazing plants.  The delicately colored flowers … Continue reading

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Orchid

I bought this orchid for $2.99 at the grocery store. It was in its dormant stage and had one flower which dropped off shortly after I got it home…sad. Now it has surpassed my wildest expectations and is full of … Continue reading

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I’m just beginning to realize how much I miss flowers when they go away…

These are from my garden – not sure of the variety, maybe Stella d’oro.  They are thriving all over the St. Louis area this Spring.  This painting is an alla prima oil on panel and measures 16×16.

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Paint Webster – 2015

This is an English rose planted by a Webster Groves gardener who was told they wouldn’t thrive here in Missouri!  Bloom where you’re planted…this was my sole contribution to the annual Paint Webster event this year.  It rained all day … Continue reading

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