Does This Remind You of Anything?

Acrylic painting of pink peonies
Pink Peonies

Every Spring I have so much anticipation when my peonies start coming up, and this year they were so big! There were so many buds! It was going to be a bumper crop. When I first moved into this house these plants were on the side of the house. I immediately moved them to the back of the deck so I could see them every day. Some are pink and some are white with a blush of yellow-pink.

Then they burst into bloom and they are gorgeous! And the fragrance is more wonderful than any perfume you can buy. I took lots of photos (which means lots of paintings).

Then a heavy rainfall overnight and alas, they lie limp and wet, too heavy with rain to get up again.

This painting, 8×10″ acrylic on Gessobord panel, is available for $95. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/andrea-jeris/pink-peonies/392069

photo of peonies buds
Anticipation
photo of peonies
Burst into Bloom
photo of flattened flowers
After the Rain

Doesn’t this remind you of something? I’m just saying.