. A flower reminds us how precious life is, she sighed. Why, because it can be ripped off its stem at any moment? He was not in a frame of mind to be too precious about things. Sometimes my fear is overwhelming, she replied. Seeing a flower gives me the courage to offer what I can to the world, even though I feel as fragile and ephemeral as those soft petals. His sour mood evaporated. In that case, I’ll be sure you have fresh flowers to look at every day, he promised. Heart o
A small collection of sticks, a textured rock, a delicate flower. This is today’s offering. Offering If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn’t believe the world existed.
…………~ Annie Dillard #rock #collection #AnnieDillard #flower #commonsense #believe #CWWOL20111006 #sticks
Sometimes it’s nice to be the one that stands out in the crowd. The one that’s fresh, and bright, and shining. I’m not talking about conceit, but about excitement. Standing Out Be the one who notices what is beautiful in this world, who is not afraid to show appreciation. #flower #conceit #beauty #yellow #standout #appreciation #CWWOL20110910
I had some challenges “not painting” like I do with acrylics ~ just going with the flow and letting Yupo and the materials interact. You can see a little of both here, a pulling and tugging between the two. Fleur d'eau I decided to try a face, and see how that went. Having seen Tangled with my grandchildren not long ago, I painted this work in progress: Work in progress Then, at the end of the day, I painted this in 20 minutes: Until Hope Comes It will take another post to t