Peace roses by Margaret

Peace roses

oil on canvas. This is my flower stage. I seem to paint in stages.I really love capturing roses..the colours in the petals facinate me. Not my normal colour range and was going to 'gift' it but it now lives with me.
Stunning work!
over 1 year ago
Superbly realistic painting, Margaret.
over 1 year
Thank you so much hanging in my home. They were my Mum's favourite roses. M
over 1 year
Absolutely wonderful , the blending of the colours the light and shadow , perfect in every way , so well done indeed .
over 1 year
Thank you so was a painting I was not happy with originally and was going to give away...glad now i kept it :)
over 1 year
Beautiful painting,amazing details!
11 months
Sheer perfection!
Marilyn xx
11 months
Really love the softness of the flowers..
10 months
Wow! Gorgeous!
9 months
Absolutely stunningly beautiful. Sublime.
8 months
Every time I see this painting I feel beauty and only the beauty....
4 months
Just perfect, I lov it! !
3 months
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Artist Statement
for Margaret
MargaretNew Zealander,adopted by Australia. Never realised I had any creativity until I swapped Latin for art. My great art school teacher encouraged me to try for Fine arts diploma and attend university. A blink later I decided I wanted to be a fashion designer. Thought you just sketched frocks not have to draft patterns etc!!Both my father and teacher all but disowned me when I and decided painting faces (makeup) was my thing. Makeup is a form of art I think.

Can't really remember anything I learnt formally. So I am basically self teaching my way along.I probably get caught up in too much detail as I paint with canvas board on my lap watching TV,playing music and eating chocolates!

My greatest influences were Pietro Annigoni.His charcoal...
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