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"Through my paintings I hope to communicate a personal enthusiasm and respect for the natural world, thus encourage in others an active stewardship of same." -- JEANNE ILLENYE

contemporary realism oil painting single strawberry in spotlight Strawberry: "A Berry Happy New Year!"

4x4 inches oil on panel
Here’s a simple wish it’s true, but it comes with a lot of joy for you! Here’s hoping you have wonderful things on the horizon and a “Berry” Happy New Year!


Don Gray said...

Lovely, Jeanne. Happy New Year to you!

jeanneillenye said...

Thank you so much, Don! Happy painting and happy New Year to you as well! Jeanne

Joanne said...

Hi Jeanne,
I love your sense of humor! I hope you have a wonderful year in 2008. I love the berry and the reflection of lush looking. I will look forward to viewing your creativity in this new year.

jeanneillenye said...

Thank you so much, Joanne! Although a tad bit corny, I couldn't resist the title. This particular strawberry seems to have a presence in life, which I've not quite been able to capture in the photograph...particularly those leaves! I appreciate your comments and support! Best wishes for a wonderful New Year!

B Boylan said...

Jeanne, your work is wonderful and has the richness of a Rembrandt!
Hope to stop by soon again...

jeanneillenye said...

Oh, thank you so much, Brenda! How flattering, indeed. I suppose as much as I try to bring a more contemporary look to my work it somehow keeps coming out with a classical flair. Thanks again, Jeanne

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