Category Archives: Nature

My backyard is a humble place. However, there is beauty everywhere I turn. A shabby rose bush grows at the edge of the woods. My deck is covered with green and purple from fallen morning glory seeds and a pair of cardinals build a nest outside my studio window. I will continue to add more paintings as nature does what she does best; change.

Cardinal Love

Outside my studio window two cardinals built their “love nest” in a large crepe myrtle bush. It was the first and only time they have placed a nest there. As usual they had pilfered shreds of blue tarp like the more »

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Trumpet Lily

A lovely yellow trumpet lily faces toward the sun with an array of green leaves surrounding. Bright orange lilies await in the background.

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Tiger Lily

Tiger lilies have such magnificent colors. So intricate. I painted this tiger lily as a piece of art in a close-up macro style. I hope you enjoy the vibrant orange, pink, purple and yellow colors in this painting. It took more »

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The Glory Tree in Autumn

I needed a large painting  that would complement my dark dining room table. Since Autumn is my favorite season I thought,  what better than a very large red maple? That was the inspiration for this painting of a scarlet tree more »

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Happiness In A Pail

It was my first day at my local farmers market. One lady was not selling produce but the the most amazing sunflowers. I never knew they came in so many varieties and colors. Even though they sat in a plain more »

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Good Morning Glory

The Morning Glory is one of the loveliest Summer vines .Painting them as a close-up work of art was so much fun.  From a tiny black seed a huge vigorous vine grows with lovely trumpet shaped flowers. They are slow more »

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Fiori In Vendita

I must confess, I have never been to Italy. I do love the photos I have seen of the lovely country over the years. In my mind I created the story of a middle aged woman who owned a small more »

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Day Lily

Going to garden centers is such an adventure for me. There is so much to see and give inspiration for another piece of art. This was the case for my day lily painting. Day lilies come in a vast range more »

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