Archive for April, 2009

Iris Buds

Posted in Florals, Oils with tags , , on April 30, 2009 by Angie Coleman

5 x 7     Oil

Lilies

Posted in Florals, Oils with tags , , , on April 29, 2009 by Angie Coleman

9 x 12     Oil

Garden View

Posted in Landscapes, Oils with tags , , , , , on April 9, 2009 by Angie Coleman

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16 x 12     Oil

 

 

 

     

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

  

     

A Mother’s Love

Posted in "Feminine Nature" Exhibit, Oils with tags , , on April 2, 2009 by Angie Coleman

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Hen and Chicks                   24 x 24         

 

Maternal and Nurturing

 

This woman’s expressive face speaks of her maturity and kind and loving nature.   Her ease with herself and her openness to life and happiness are a perfect symbol for that loving, nurturing aspect of the feminine.

Bright and Cheerful

Posted in "Feminine Nature" Exhibit, Oils with tags , , on April 2, 2009 by Angie Coleman

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Shasta daisy                         24 x 24         

 

Appreciation; Happiness 

 

Shasta Daisies remind me of bright-eyed and cheerful children; happy just to be basking in the sun, growing and simply being.

Southern Beauty

Posted in "Feminine Nature" Exhibit, Oils with tags , , on April 2, 2009 by Angie Coleman

southernbeauty     Magnolia                  48 x 18         

 

A place and its people

 

As I did research on the archaic ideas of the Feminine, I kept coming across the fact that these spirits are extremely local. Each home, each tree, each flower has its own personal Lar or fairy.

Of all the trees that symbolize the South to me, the Magnolia is the most prominent:   the very first tree I fell in love with when I moved south was a Star Magnolia opening its beautiful large pink flowers on bare leafless branches.

Strength and Grace

Posted in "Feminine Nature" Exhibit, Oils with tags , , on April 2, 2009 by Angie Coleman

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German Iris              18 x 36                     

Maturity, Confidence and Independence 

 

Unlike the shy, retiring Japanese iris, the German iris thrives in full sun.   Also in contrast to their shy and retiring cousins, these irises are large and very showy, and their productive time lasts much longer.   Like a woman in her prime, they are beautiful, resilient and impossible to ignore.