Amazingly beautiful. It moves me into the speechless category. You should have prints made of this.
Wow!!! This is so over the top spectacular! I am so in love with the colors and the delicacy of the petals. I could stare at this all day!Joannewww.joannegrantart.com
Luscious! I agree with Julie that you should have prints made. It really is gorgeous.
THis is so gorgeous Suze. :) WOW it's also huge!!! And yes, of course they're interacting with TIm. WHo else?? :D
Gosh, Suz. Now you are going to see the weird side of me come out. I'm seeing a few baby birds in the center of this bloom, looking up for their mom and food. Normally I don't deal in surreal but it was what immediately struck me. LOL As always, you end up with a photorealistic piece that is just breathtaking. I also love seeing the boys and how they like to stay near their mom. I'd love to see them interacting with Tim. How much love he has for you to still be there! I'm in awe of a great love story.
What a fabulous flower Suz. The colours and detail are fantastic. I'm viridian with envy as flowers scare me witless.:) However,on the larger scale they become more approachable? I love the pots concept, I shall have to borrow that idea. I usually have globs of paints drying on the palette as I work over days and weeks.Animals are much more sensitive to what we can't see or sense. Raz and Blu are wise and know the score. There are up and down days and that is completely normal. Memories are forever, love is forever.
This is an outstanding flower! SO realistic.. all it needs is those little ants in the center.. LOL I love the size of this as well, Suzanne!! As far as animals, I feel that Raz and Blufeels Tim's presence as well!!
Love! Love! Love! Breathtaking! They say that the only thing that separates us from the departed, is sight and sound. Of course you feel his presence. He is ever near.
My goodness...not only my favorite flower to grow and paint but yours is absolutely stunning! Marvelous detail. Georgia O'Keefe is getting a run from you!I agree with Jeannette about Tim. Take care.
This looks amazing, I love how you portray the light and shadows. I think of you often Suze. Sometimes when doing the work of grief it's done in the pity pot and that's okay. So glad you have those cute pups to cheer you on.
I have rarely, if ever, been moved to use the word dayyum....but dayyum! This is an amazzzzzzzing painting!...it is fun to see your pre-mixed colors. I can't help but think paintings are like microcosms of our lives---with a beginning, a middle and an end....that is never really an end. Those poochies are adorable.
Fabulous, love it and I am a little jealous I didn't paint this. I too have been thinking of doing a big flower and haven't gotten there. ( I am going to be posting a 6 x 6 I just did, and wiping out an 8 x 10 floral) It must be uplifting painting such a thing of beauty every day. Do you imagine the smell all the time? That was one of the first things I thought of when I saw this, interesting, a painting stirs many senses...... Huh, as I write I see a huge hibiscus out my window, I think I'll go photograph it.Stir the senses, and the inspiration. Good post today!!Love seeing the puggies, looking good......
Hi Suzanne,This is so magnificent. You are an amazing and moving artist and writer. There are flowers in my current painting and you've mega inspired me! Thank you.XOXO Barbara
PS, now I want to try the canvas, and brushes. I ruin brushes so fast, then I stick them in a can and don't throw them away, so I have a million useless brushes! Now you can add good tip to post...
Sweet SuzYour post touches our heart- its full of goodness- and searching and finding and accepting, and knowing,,,,knowing love is all around you- it shows in your paint brush- in these flowers we see it,,,,we see love and peace in Raz and Blu,,,Over and over we will read this post- because there is a message in it- yes for us.., and we thank you for being honest and caring to share your words.The flower is incredibile- more than that- its amazing and has feeling and life in it.lovetweedles
Raz and Blu KNOW - all animals do. :)Gunkie, your flower is sublime!!!!! You ARE growing, just like the gorgeous roses. loveKath XX
Where was I these last couple of days? How did I miss this beautiful post of your? Stunning!
It is stunning!! I'm in awe as always... And I would just love to watch you work. Have you ever thought of making a video?Animals seem to have a sixth sense don't they? I'm quite sure they will be able to sense Tim there even when you can't. I'll bet you are growing as an Artist because he's guiding you along :0)
What more could I ask for in a post...a gorgeous painting, materials information, technical info and heartfelt philosophy about life! Bravo!
Lovely flower Suz! I was getting ready to drop you a line and decided to come check here first. So happy to see you've posted again. Your premixed mixtures look good enough to eat! Great colors. They cheer the soul just by looking at them!
Absolutely stunning! This would be such a lovely thing to see every day : )
Gorgeous Suz, and I love your handling of the center components of the flower. I know exactly what you mean about how tough it can be to be spontaneous and expressly show those parts, and you did it so poetically there. Great job!
Wonderful painting, I like the way the back petals on the right fade into the background, a truly stunning piece and so nice to see it to scale too. I always get inspired when I see your paintings.
Wow this is beautiful, Suzanne! It is very surprising to me that you've never painted a flower before. You are definitely onto something, so I hope we see more that hits your sweet spot!
This is amazing Suzanne!! Just perfection!!! I absolutely am in love with this one!
Oh Suzanne, you MUST do more florals. This is absolute perfection and gorgeous to view. Kiss the bugs goodbye!
This is just beautiful, Suzanne!
ohemgee, this is STUNNING!!! How many wonderful variations of color and value, it is spectacular!!!!
WOW ! An amazing painting of the peony...fabulous !
This is absolutely beautiful!!!!!
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