Little Paintings Blog

La Petite Ferme


A typically neat farm in the French countryside.

Provence Summer Afternoon


Fields of lavender in full bloom are a common roadside sight in early summer throughout Provence.

Monet’s Cottage


Monet’s home at Giverny is full of color and life.  The cottage is just as delightful as the famous gardens.

Peony Portrait


The third in a series of light and shadow studies.  This closeup view of a peony center relies on the pattern of shadows to define the complex petal structure of this luxurious flower.

Heart of Lightness


Sun backlighting makes the heart of this maroon bicolor iris glow.

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