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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Purple Lily, 8x6 Oil on Canvas

Reminder: Don't forget the Pieces of 8 Sale on Dec 7th! Go to piecesof8art.blogspot.com for info.


$89, Click to Purchase
I love waterlilies, but they have been painted so much that it's hard to not be a cliche'. I've noticed that Florida artists paint Birds of Paradise, Crotons, and water birds so much that it is hard to stand out in the crowd. That's why I enjoyed painting my Dragonflower a while back.

I have a plant that is so unique and weird that I won't even try to paint it. It's a Starflower cactus and it is beige and fuzzy. I call it my Alien Flower because it is very other-worldly.