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Thursday, April 10, 2014

'Loving Lilacs'
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell


 
'Loving Lilacs'
© Claire Beadon Carnell
Oil on Stretched Canvas
10 x 20
 
This time of year, especially after a long and harsh
winter, I find myself walking along the edge of our
yard to where I have planted a border of lilacs.
This is my favorite part of the yard, and I love
that I have lilac bushes that come from starts
that were from both my mother and my mother-in-law's
lilac bushes.  It's as if both of them are standing with
me beside those lilacs, basking
in the warm sunlight and breathing in that
luxurious lilac scent.
 

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6 comments:

ART-TRAVELLER said...

Very beautiful oil painting !!!

hmuxo said...

It's wonderful that their memories live on when we see the blooms every Spring! This is SO outstanding, Claire. I love the colors on these lilacs! Beautiful work!!

CrimsonLeaves said...

A beautiful painting of my favorite of all the flowers (thanks to their magnificent scent). Have they bloomed already in your neck of the words, Claire?

Kat Farmer/van Hookens said...

simply wow :-)

Maria Randolph said...

Claire, Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful! I love this.

Pat Koscienski said...

Beautifully painted lilacs, Claire!

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