Lyda Rose

I’ve written about Rogue Valley Roses before – and I’m still such a big fan.  Mrs. Janet Inada graciously hosted myself and two other artists for an afternoon of painting on her A M A Z I N G rose farm in late May of this year.  She grows and sells roses on their own root stock – heirloom and new varieties, and trust me, growing these roses is addictive.  I have 5 and am planning for at least 5 more.  Any patch of sun in my yard gets a rose!

This is Lyda.

Lyda Rose
Lyda Rose

And this painting is in my show that opens tonight!

3 thoughts on “Lyda Rose

  1. The heavy brushstrokes in the flower petals draw me right in. Also, I think the smoothness of the green shadow in the upper right is just sublime. You run a great blog.

    So, I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Award. If you’re interested, head over to my blog (http://wp.me/p3A96j-bP) and check out the rules. Have a good day!

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