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Still Life Painting Painting

 "Three Orchids"
20" x 24"
Oil on Panel
No. 253
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In this nuevo classical Floral Still life Painting, "Three Orchids" an original oil painting on panel, I wanted to examine the beauties of a wonderful orchid that finally bloomed after many years of silence. I found all the views to be most worthy of a good and proper examination so I took the one blooming orchid and combined three views of the same plant in order to make available to the admiring eye as much of the mysterious and near alien beauty that the backlit and transparent flowers and leafs have to offer a lover of a rare and most delicately blossuming life form to which I found myself spellbound by especially after the long wait. The wait was worth it for me and I near had to re-learn how to paint in order to be able to best show the sun lit translucencies of such delicate blossums along with and in admiration of the processes of the degrading leaves and such that come along with the moment of an incredibly wonderful blossum. Welcome to my painted world in celebration of orchid blossums and a bit more....