Peegee

Twelve Acre Hill has many flowering shrubs that have been introduced over the years. One of the largest is a gnarled old Peegee Hydrangea on the southern border of the property. In late summer it is covered in conical clusters of white blooms which eventually dry to be papery to the touch and turn to…

Beauty

Beauty was a single Peony Portrait that I completed in the winter of 2016. Over the course of the winter of 2017 this portrait became one of a series of three. There are many varieties of peonies with different petal formations and variations in colour – all are beauties in their own right. DETAILS 6″x6″…

Shirley

Shirley is one of a trio of Peony Portraits that I completed over the course of the winter of 2017. There are many varieties of peonies with different petal formations and variations in colour – all are beauties in their own right. DETAILS 6″x6″ Acrylic on canvas DATE 2017 Sold Also available as a Limited Edition…

Solange

Solange is one of a trio of Peony Portraits that I completed over the course of the winter of 2017. There are many varieties of peonies with different petal formations and variations in colour – all are beauties in their own right. DETAILS 6″x6″ Acrylic on canvas DATE 2017 Sold Also available as a Limited Edition…

Poppies

Poppies have to be one of the most vibrantly coloured flowers in our garden. For the short period that they are in bloom they thrust their heads above their neighbours and pull focus. Sometimes they appear orange and other times red. Their foliage with it’s silver green colour and feathery leaves covered in fine hairs adds much…

Pink Rose 2

This painting is one of a pair of studies based on flowers from a heritage rosebush that blooms in front of the house on Twelve Acre Hill. It grows to a large size with long trailing branches that are loaded with blooms in mid summer. Light and shadow emphasize the beautiful unique shape of each petal.…