Lily Pond

“Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lily Pond – Watercolor and Gouache on 2.5″ x 3.5″ ATC

My friend Robert  from WetCanvas  liked this little painting so much that we did a trade for it.  That is one of the wonderful things about being involved in an art community.  I have traded paintings for a lot of art that I fell in love with.  I have some cool art that I probably couldn’t afford to buy.  It makes it even better, knowing that they were painted by someone I like.  🙂

About Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson helped spark the transcendentalist movement with the essay Nature, which described his belief in the spiritual essence of humanity and the natural world. He was born in Boston in 1803. He was a Unitarian minister until he resigned in 1832 to become a philosopher and writer. He suffered the untimely deaths of many of his loved ones: three brothers, his first wife at age 20, and his eldest son at age five. Emerson died in 1882.

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Joan T
    Mar 22, 2011 @ 12:12:09

    I can just imagine one of your frogs hoppin’ from one lily pad to another! Great recent paintings (especially that impressionist garden). I was away for over a week and missed a lot.


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