Little Paintings Blog

La Petite Ferme


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A typically neat farm in the French countryside.

Provence Summer Afternoon


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

Monet’s Cottage


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

Peony Portrait


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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


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

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