A Red Orchid

A Red Orchid

11"  x  14" - Oil Pastel After seeing a show of orchids in San Francisco, I fell in love with the color and the feel and look of them. Exotic, they seemed erotic to me too. I had to take photos of them but ended up painting them too. The centers and the detail of it is what attracted me to this amazing flower. On going project. … [Read more...]

Yellow Wine Hibiscus in the Sun

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Size: 11 x 14  - Oil Pastel I lived in Oahu for three years. The island is filled with colorful flowers and plants. The growth is lush and gorgeous. Some of the Hibiscus were taken in the Queen's Garden in Waikiki. I was so excited to find so many in one place. This is an ongoing project drawing the flowers I saw during my stay. Stunning color. Stunning detail. … [Read more...]

Wine Green Orchid

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Size: 11 x 14 - Oil Pastel After seeing a show of orchids in San Francisco, I fell in love with the color and the feel and look of them. Exotic, they seemed erotic to me too. I had to take photos of them but ended up painting them too. The centers and the detail of it is what attracted me to this amazing flower. On going project. … [Read more...]

When Deserts Bloom

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16" x 20" - Oil Pastel  SOLD Maybe it is my own history raised in Egypt without plants in the desert areas but when I see flowers growing in the deserts I shake my head. Do I think they are even deserts? Well, they are. Very little water hits those barren lands. No not barren. Full of life, teeming with green and red and yellow. Love it. … [Read more...]

When Yellow Mixes with Wine Hibiscus

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11"  x  14" - Oil Pastel I lived in Oahu for three years. The island is filled with colorful flowers and plants. The growth is lush and gorgeous. Some of the Hibiscus were taken in the Queen's Garden in Waikiki. I was so excited to find so many in one place. This is an ongoing project drawing the flowers I saw during my stay. Stunning color. Stunning detail. … [Read more...]

Veiny Leaf

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11"  x  14"- Oil Pastel I lived in Oahu for three years. The island is filled with colorful flowers and plants. The growth is lush and gorgeous. Some of the Hibiscus were taken in the Queen's Garden in Waikiki. I was so excited to find so many in one place. This is an ongoing project drawing the flowers I saw during my stay. Stunning color. Stunning detail. … [Read more...]

The Heart of the Matter

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11"  x  14" - Oil Pastel After seeing a show of orchids in San Francisco, I fell in love with the color and the feel and look of them. Exotic, they seemed erotic to me too. I had to take photos of them but ended up painting them too. The centers and the detail of it is what attracted me to this amazing flower. On going project. … [Read more...]

Sunlight Filtering Through Leaf

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11"  x  14" - Oil Pastel I lived in Oahu for three years. The island is filled with colorful flowers and plants. The growth is lush and gorgeous. Some of the Hibiscus were taken in the Queen's Garden in Waikiki. I was so excited to find so many in one place. This is an ongoing project drawing the flowers I saw during my stay. Stunning color. Stunning detail. … [Read more...]

Scarlet Tanager

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11"  x  14" - Oil Pastel I lived in Oahu for three years and one of the pleasure of Hawaii is the birds. One after the other their beauty surprised and astounded me. With no predators like hawks or kites, they fly safely and chirp and twitter to their heart's content without need to hide. I decided to draw some them and it is an ongoing project. … [Read more...]