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Roses on Grandma's Quilt

by debward , January 19, 2008—12:00 AM

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Her quilts are old and frayed, but I display my grandmother's quilts in my bedroom. I bought some roses to photograph with them and began a series utilizing the roses, quilts and other objects she left to me. (See my studio for my casein painting "Grandpa's Shaving Mug with Roses"). By the time I did several, I decided "yes, I can paint roses" and it may be time to move on to something else! But I have more pictures planned utilizing my "treasures" - which have no monetary value but they mean something to me.

This painting (watercolor on Arches 140CP paper) won 3rd place in watermedia in a regional show.




  Michael Mize ( homepage )

01/21/2008 * 17:56:46

It's always neat to get to hear about the significance behind an artist's motiviation. It becomes much more personal and sentimental. And yes, I'd say you can definitely paint roses!



01/19/2008 * 16:25:52

Loved your blog and also your painting, Good for you. Millie

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