I drew this a couple of months ago. I really enjoyed the process, the experimenting and then playfully adding polka dots just for the fun of it. I never shared it because there was such a mixed reaction from a few people - it is something you either love or hate...
Good friends who understand how things are with little explanation. The solidarity in having “been there”. That’s what these flowers remind me of.
No it definitely hasn’t! On a chilly Melbourne day I’m looking back fondly to the day I painted these brilliant tulips in my dad’s seaside garden.
Getting stuck into a tiny painting of red tulips after watching a video of Helen Cooper demonstrating her light filled style of painting flowers.
I came home to find these gorgeous flowers from my long suffering husband. I knew I wouldn’t keep them alive, so out came the paints to keep them forever.
Taking time to stop and draw the simple things around me is what I consider my form of mindfulness. This is a drawing of vines under a shady verandah.
These birds were a gift from a very colourful friend. She matches the flowers in her confidence and outgoing nature – taking her energy wherever she goes
How wonderful is it when a friend comes in the door bearing flowers, and then you spend the day painting them, chatting and munching on yummy food?