Gardenia: Backlit


11×14 acrylic on panel.

Gardenia: Star Car

The gardenias are blooming, as anyone who has seen them knows, they do it in mass appearing to be attempting a radiant disguise of the shrub in some fragrant way. I’d been watching a documentary on the evolution of flowers and wondering about the possible potentialities of their origins. I kind of viewed this […]


This is a 9″x12″ acrylics on panel of this flower. The gardenias were in bloom here earlier this summer and while they tend to release their fragrance during the day, the appearance of evening light in the painting seemed to allow the nuances of the flower to radiate, or that […]