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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

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"Cottage Blooms"
18x14 inches / oil on canvas
I always love the more casual floral arrangements that retain a sense of the garden even when brought indoors. An old coffee can serves to maintain that rustic atmosphere. This composition seems to behold the very breath of Summertime and the essence of a country cottage garden, hence the title.


Manisha Vedpathak said...

Hello Jeanne, I am an artist from Ghana with Indian origin. I came across your blog and could not stop but comment. I am not very much into still life but I am so impressed with your paintings especially the sterling silver spoons. Your blog is a treat for me. Do have a sneak peek at my blog
at this link


Thank you so much, Manisha. I'm delighted you enjoy my silver spoons paintings. The composition likely appeals to your interest in abstract painting. Thanks again, Jeanne

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