Mother’s Day

My favourite spring bouquet is always made up of the perennials that are the first to bloom. This year the bleeding hearts were crushed by the snow that fell in late April, but miraculously they survived and seem tougher than ever. They are not fully in bloom yet but I picked them anyway since their heart-shaped blooms seemed like the perfect shape for today.

16 Comments on “Mother’s Day”

  1. Dianne says:

    I love it! I want to thank you for the lesson you taught on the Sketchbook Revival series this year. I loved it!


  2. Nancy Hall says:

    I love this! Happy Mother’s Day!


  3. Bernadette says:

    Perfect for a Mother’s Day bouquet! Love the colors so fresh. Happy Mother’s Day to all.


  4. Marilyn says:

    This is beautiful! I love Bleeding Hearts. Happy Mother’s Day!


  5. Denise says:

    This is lovely, you are certainly the “queen of green”! Hope you had a nice Mother’s Day!


  6. claire03 says:

    Absolutely gorgeous bouquet! Happy Mother’s Day!


  7. Dalia says:

    A luscious painting. I enjoyed how you painted the flowers as simple yet bold heart shapes. It gave me a smile. As did the very subtle way the top of the glass jar was painted…with the tiny highlight giving so much dimension. I think you have given everyone a very happy Mother’s Day. Thank you.


  8. Judy Sopher says:

    Flowers gorgeous as always. Happy Mothers Day to all of you mothers. I enjoy reading your comments.


  9. Good Morning dear friend Shari,
    Beautiful like all Mothers on this earth.


  10. Be a mother and if that is not possible be a father.


  11. susie langley says:

    A beautiful painting for Mother’s Day. Thanks Shari.


  12. Barry Van Dusen says:

    I LOVE the way you do bleeding hearts, Shari!


  13. Oh, that explains what happened to my bleeding heart, it looks healthy now. But the branches kinda split when we got the cold and snow. I thought it was ice freezing inside of it then thawing out again. Either way it is healthy now. You really captured the heart shapes well in your painting. I always have a hard time drawing a bleeding heart.


  14. Lovely! The bleeding hearts add a nice horizontal line to the sketch!


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