Thursday, March 18, 2010

Small Orchid Painting for SWAP


This is a small 5 x 7 that I did for our SWAP group. It went to Brenda in Texas. I did it from a photo I took at the Phila. Flower Show recently. I have lots of good reference photos from this show, so it should keep me busy for a while.

11 comments:

laura said...

It's very beautiful; lovely soft colors. Wish I had gone to flower show!

Teresa said...

Michelle it looks great!

Ai said...

Michelle, this is so gorgeous. I wish you were here, I cant wait to take you on a tour of orchid farms and seeing your works of them.

Michelle Himes said...

Thanks to Laura, Teresa and Ai!

Ai, I would love to tour those orchid farms. :-)

Susie Short said...

Very pretty and very distinctively Michelle Himes signature style!!
BTW, if you ever get my name for a SWAP partner I would love one of your orchids! Or your roses...or your iris! I really like your style! SUSIE

Michelle Himes said...

Thank you, Susie. My sister and I took a trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show a couple of weeks ago, and I took a lot of photos of orchids, and this painting was from one of those photos. I love painting flowers. Funny that after all this time, neither of us have been partners in a swap. I keep hoping for one of yours. :-)

Joan said...

Mickey - Beautiful job on this!!! You must have a ton of photos from the flower show...now you just have to get busy painting. Then when you finish all of them we can go visit Ai and tour the orchid farms. lol

Nick said...

beautiful picture, Michelle, very Asian feel to it

victoria eugenia said...

Muy bellas las orquidias. Me ha encantado descubrir este blog por sus estupendas pinturas. Mis felicitaciones. Victoria.

Michelle Himes said...

Gracias, Victoria!

Sam said...

Beautiful orchid and flower paintings! Lovely colours and form!