Parrot Tulips by Lynne Henderson

Take a look at these beautiful and lifelike tulips, Painted by Lynne Henderson. I find it remarkably interesting to read about her technique. It is a pleasure to step aside and let her speak for herself. *** Another technique I developed came from experiments during the textile module of an art and design course I… Continue reading Parrot Tulips by Lynne Henderson

Beauty and the Beasts

When I look in the mirror, what do I see? A scrawny half-starved girl or a beautiful lady? Inside, I’m still that skinny girl. No matter, with intelligence and a little luck, I can secure my future. It sure helps that my body has curves in all the right places. That is something you can’t… Continue reading Beauty and the Beasts

Green and pink butterfly

*** A breathless minute, a magical moment Occurred in a flash of flittering wings The porcelain colours, the filigree contours Make daylight and sunshine merge in a blaze. The seconds, repressed, still drop away pounding Your heart wants to stop but continues its beat Slowly, aware that a miracle holds you  So gently it takes… Continue reading Green and pink butterfly

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Monarch Butterfly and Wildflowers

I’m delighted to welcome Lynne Henderson back with another painting – the second in the current series. *** The next painterly progression for me was driven by a need to convey plants in the wild with atmospheric backgrounds and for a little more spontaneity and originality than pure botanical painting. Cue my developmental sideline into… Continue reading Monarch Butterfly and Wildflowers

Peony

Inspired by Lynne Henderson’s watercolour Paeonia Officinalis Rustic delight and Japanese grace Combine in a blustery symphony of Colours that abound, from Snowy white and subtle Rose to Magenta and purple on top. * Found in crystal vessels or lodging in gardens. Ponderous and slow But full of mystique and Apt meditation * Duluth, Mme… Continue reading Peony

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Peony

*** I’m pleased to start another series of paintings by a fellow author. I admire Lynne Henderson as an author (writing as Lynne Fisher) and was delighted to find out that she also is a consummate painter. Without further ado, I’ll let Lynne introduce her work. *** Paeonia Officinalis, watercolour on paper, 13 by 17’’… Continue reading Peony

Gentian

Violet and bell-like Upstanding and brave Azure and white, or yellow and slight Buds as small cones that unfolds in a swirl An emblem for samurais, amid Heian peers Shadows protect and assist them to growth * Mountain dweller and tonic giver Bog lover, temperate, But still cosmopolitan * Circling Swirling Dreaming Of snow ***… Continue reading Gentian

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