Tulips and Ladybugs
Updated: Sep 13, 2021
If memory serves, my husband gave me these tulips. Two days later, I found myself distressingly anxious about a series of paintings I had then been working on for several weeks. I impulsively starting painting the tulips for escape, and the relief was immediate. Without every having read Harland William’s comment, I found that imagining and painting the lady bugs immediately eased my mind.
Oil on Canvas
20 x 16 in
I think people should maybe just go out into the garden and watch a ladybug crawl across a flower and relax their mind.
artist, author, comedian
dual citizen: Canada and U.S.
The older I get, the more I'm conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things,
but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn't it?
American poet and novelist
You know who must be very secure in their masculinity? Male ladybugs.
internationally known car collector
formerly late night TV host
Art as an Oasis™
Art as an Oasis is a series of occasional postings from the art of Carrie Kleinberger
providing a temporary respite from both mundane and monumental cares
complimented by words of wisdom from a diversity of others.
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