Saturday, August 4, 2012


"Consider the Lilies of the field, how they grow;they neither toil nor spin..."

Late summer here, so I was in the mood for a "flower painting". The quote above is taken from the "Sermon On The Mount", and having a temperament that leans toward the phlegmatic, this passage has always hit home. Throughout time the lily has been a symbol of purity, innocence, forgiveness and rebirth. The working process while painting was calm and natural, "neither toiling nor..." 

Above: Lily, oil/canvas, 28x25.. yea, this is probably a spiritual picture.