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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

white phalaenopsis orchid antique oriental blue white porcelain bowl moss classical

6x6 inches / oil on panel / White Phalaenopsis Orchid I


Sheila Vaughan said...

Terrific richness and depth of colour here Jeanne and that kind of waxiness that orchids appear to have coming through. It is a mesmerising painting.


Thank you so very much, Sheila! This particular subject is new to me, and I must admit that I'm particularly pleased with the results. In fact, the painting seemed to move quite smoothly and quickly right from the start. It's the first of a pair of commissioned paintings. Thank you so much for your lovely and insightful comments! Jeanne

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I was published in Visual Language Magazine


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