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30 Day Creating Gathering: Unruly Ruffling

Find swathes of bright and beautiful plumage tumbling out of my windows, like children spilling into a school playground. This carefully coiffed street is debating how to respond to all this unruly ruffling, but decides it’ll reserve judgement for a […]

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30 Day Creative Gathering: Blushing Blooms

Blushing blooms abound as the sunshine coaxes even the most bashful to show their faces. No shyness now as each each petal extends for that warm touch. Blushing Blooms (mixed media on canvas, 50x50cm/19.5″x19.5″) Shop: Lynne Forrester, Artist: Blushing Blooms […]

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30 Day Creative Gathering: True Spirit

I can feel my stone roots sinking as I’m slowly enveloped in the growth of all this beauty as the seasons progress. Some plants rise and uplift their buds whereas others stretch languidly across my canopy. The true spirit of […]

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30 Day Creative Gathering: Pavilion of Blooms

Welcome to my pavilion of blooms! Wander around the sumptuously tempting heads, encased in their lusciously unfurled leaves and find a nook to rest here. Tea and biscuits will appear as if by magic in a flurry of sparkles, to […]

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30 Day Creative Gathering: Beaming Hellos

Open my door and you’ll be greeted with thousands of upturned, bright and smiling faces, beaming their hellos. Coupled with their earthy, just-trimmed stems scent, how can you resist? Beaming Hellos (mixed media painting on canvas) Shop: Lynne Forrester, Artist: […]

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30 Day Creative Gathering: Head For Heights

It always astounds me how plants appear to have a head for heights. Plants don’t feel wobbly (or they disguise it well if they do!) or fall off ladders unless someone wobbles them. Is this a tip for life? Stand […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 13: What’s Your Passion?

Showing my love for all blooms and heartfelt passions today. What’s your truest desire? Can you move past yourself to find sincere love for your soul flame? What’s Your Passion? (mixed media painting on canvas, 50x50cm/19.5″x19.5″) Shop: Lynne Forrester, Artist: […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 12: Lilac Veil

Step through my hazy lilac veil and tiptoe between the blooms. You’ll see blousy purple presents to treat yourself with in every corner – what’ll you choose? Lilac Veil (mixed media painting on box canvas, 60x60cm/23.5″x23.5″) Shop: Lynne Forrester, Artist: […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 11: Carnival Heart

Some save their brightest beings for the odd day here and there. For me, there’s a carnival spirit in my heart every day. Carnival Heart (mixed media painting on box canvas, 20x50cm/8″x19.75″) Shop: Lynne Forrester, Artist: Carnival Heart

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 10: Delicate Confetti

A gentle spring breeze weaves it’s way down the street. The tendrils from my window boxes lift and sway as luscious petals float across my window like delicate confetti landing on wedding passers-by. Delicate Confetti (mixed media painting on box […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 9: Gleaming Rays

Low bright sunshine is warming the bricks and enticing the leaves on my plants to reach for those last gleaming rays. The courtyard outside looks clear now and I’m looking forward to raising a glass to the end of another […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 8: Petal Slippers

That’s me in the corner, all cosied up in my petal slippers. Slippers that seem to grow of their own accord, providing both warmth and protection as they colourfully wend their way wherever the mood takes them. Petal Slippers (mixed […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 7: Twitchy Eyebrows

Feeling a bit old today, but these bright blooms bring cheer to my heart, lifting those too-twitchy eyebrows from their furrowed state. Twitchy Eyebrows (mixed media painting on canvas board, 20x20cm/8″x8″) Shop: Lynne Forrester, Artist: Twitchy Eyebrows

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 5: In The Pink

Sitting pretty in the oncoming dusk. That’s me in the turquoise over there, with blossoms tumbling over my brow and a welcoming glow through the windows. My neighbours call me the girl with the kaleidoscope eyes. I just love being […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 4: Breathing

This is a place where you can breathe. Really, properly, full lungs breathing. Take your time in meandering through the foliage and then wander in, find nearly the same amount of flowers inside and simply breathe. Now don’t you feel […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 1 Leafy Fringe Door

Don’t be deceived by the dark entrance beneath my leafy fringe. My blooms are my colour and light, come and behold my many jewels inside. You may just take a little piece of petalled-brilliance with you when you leave. Leafy Fringe […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 30: Smile Door

Standing proudly in her emerald robes with the sunshine trim, she’s watching the world and seasons pass. Night falls and she fills out to protect her abode. ‘Another day another wrinkle’ comes to mind and she smiles to herself, thinking […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 29: Majestic Door

She’s feeling majestic in her royal hues, surrounded by deep foliage bowing their devotion. Not without a certain sensitivity, she encourages their growth and blossom as they serve to enhance her qualities in return. Majestic Door (mixed media painting on […]

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door#32

She’s warm, welcoming and full of heart. People have stopped by, popped in, stayed for a while or a lifetime and all have felt her embrace as they cross the threshold. Passions can flare, hearts can cool but the sense […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 19

This is a door that’s inviting you to go inside, it’s almost bending itself to show you more of the light gleaming from under it. A little door with a lot of energy :0) door#19 (mixed media on canvas board) […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Days 1 + 2

The first 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge of 2020 is here and these are my paintings for days one and two. I’m trying something different this month and am aiming to develop my abstract painting skills with a palette […]

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