Framed flowers in the borders

Painting of peonies by Helen White www.helenwhite.org.ukLast week was a tremendously busy one, as I prepared multiple paintings to go off to galleries – and fortunately the weather was sunny enough for me to do most of the prep outdoors in the sunshine and get some colour in my complexion while I did it (not so this week: I’m watching the howling winds and rain blow the heads off my poppies as I sit here).

As I mentally said “goodbye” to some of my paintings on the evening before they were due to go, a sudden urge came over me (probably due to the fact that my garden is in full bloom at the moment…and some of my paintings looked so “at home” against the backdrop of alliums and poppies) to carry-out an impromptu photoshoot of floral paintings against the garden setting.  As I busily scurried around, camera in one hand and balancing paintings against flower beds or on top each other in the arbour with the other, my husband (who was reclined in his chair with eyes half-closed at the time) simply cast me one of those eyebrow-raised looks he gives me when I go “off into one” but knows far better than to question what I’m up to when I get a creative bee in my bonnet…

Anyway, here’s the upshot – a selection of photos of floral paintings against a garden setting;  I’m so pleased with the results that these will be added to the Art In Situ gallery on my website over the next day or so!

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About Helen White

Helen White is a full-time professional artist (painting moments of everyday radiance in oil on canvas), a photographer, fabric designer and published writer with several blogs, on various topics, to her name. Light on Art is her art-related blog sharing recent artworks and inspiration.Living Your Whole Life is a health and lifestyle blog sharing all the many highlights of learning how to transform your health and wellbeing (spiralling out of ten years recovering from fibromyalgia). Spinning the Light is a very broad-based platform of self-discovery where she explores the everyday alchemy that is available to all beings just as soon as they open up to life's fullest potential.Helen White Photography is a portal for sharing her Fine Art photographs which are available as Limited Edition prints.
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