Laura Moore awarded my blog with the Liebster Award. It was so sweet of her to think of me.
Laura is one of those blogging friends that I hope to meet someday. She is a very talented watercolor artist residing in the U.K.
She paints the things I love and does it so well...flowers, landscapes, birds and pieces of nature. If you haven't stopped to visit Laura's blog - please do. Thank you dear Laura for awarding me this honor.
With winter on its way out and spring just around the corner I am longing for flowers. Digging out a photo of bleeding hearts that was shot last May inspired me to do the above mixed media piece. Raw Sienna ink, watercolors and watercolor pencil were used on hot press paper.
Bleeding hearts are such a favorite plant. Their little pink heart shaped blossoms grow tall above their foliage. They withstand frosty mornings if they are grown in a protected location. Our woods seems to be a welcome place for them and they thrive here very well.
It will be May before we know it and the cold winds of March will soon be forgotten. Winter is bidding us farewell. Soon spring will say hello! In the meantime let us all find some cheer in knowing the flowers are beginning to awaken from their long nap. Once again blossoms will dance in the delightful breeze providing nectar to the birds and the bees.
May all your dreams be sweet! Have a good night.