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A Painting a Day #87 - Pink Orchid

Pink Orchid – 4"X4" acrylics on masonite.

Today's painting is of an orchid. I saw many at a family wedding I attended on Saturday. They were delicately suspended with invisible thread from willow branches. Each stem was stuffed inside a test tube shaped vase. So lovely! I started this painting with a blue background and worked with smaller brushes than I usually do. Love the contrast between the dark willow branches and the delicate flower.

I started painting one 4"X4" miniature daily on May 1st 2015. After a near fatal drowning experience in 2013, I realized just how precious life is and I wondered why I was waiting to do what I loved most. I just wasn't finding the time.

It took a while to commit to it, but a year later, I decided I just had to make the time and I enrolled in some fine art acrylic painting classes. Under my teacher, Sharon Moore-Foster, I gained confidence and found my soul's voice through my paintings.

Now I am fully committed to expressing myself through my fine art by creating one miniature painting to mark each passing day – to leave my mark in this world.

These little miniature gems are for sale through this website where I started an online store.

Just click to the link "Store" in the menu above to view my works and/or purchase.

I also do larger works and portrait commissions. Just email me or follow my page on Facebook and message me.

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