Expressive Flowers

Orange Sunflowers

pink and orange sunflower

Orange you lovely! We’re all lovely, when we allow ourselves to bloom. I keep going back to my creative block episode. It’s literally paint, let yourself go. There are times when I’m not sure what to paint. I have to remind myself that it’s good not having a plan. It’s art. I don’t have to have a plan. The best ideas happen when I follow ideas without doubt. I get out my supplies. I start mixing paint. I get an idea and another and the ideas usually keep coming. At the end of the session I either had a good warm-up or something great. Both.

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do.”

Helen Keller

Sunflowers aren’t one of my favorite flowers but I do like the big petals and the heart shaped leaves. The yellow ones warm me like the sun. Maybe I like sunflowers more than I thought? Blue sunflowers are beautiful too! I’ll paint a blue sunflower. A little lunch time collage? Let’s

Here’s a few more flowers inspired by sunflowers.

I want to paint a blue sunflower. A pink sunflower? I did attempt a pattern. The flowers are beautiful but not the sunflowers I planned on. Like I said, not having a plan can work. Joyful exploration!

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