Things have been quiet around here, namely because we're still recovering at our house from an awful flu. It threw a wrench in our Valentine's day plans, but at least I managed to capture myflowers before they faded. It's always good to sharpen the saw by painting from life. The weather's been pretty mild this winter, but lately it's been crazy-windy. Otherwise I'd be painting outside these last couple of days. But a still life is a good teacher as well, though you don't have the ever-changing light:
The title is actually the same that I am using for an upcoming show I'm preparing for in April, so I should be posting a number of flower and garden-related art between now and then.