Tillandsias, Mesembs, orchids, herbalism, art, pensive musings, and gardening on sand dunes.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Looking for Peace: Tillandsia Still Lifes
I've always loved European still lifes. Here is one by Hans Memling:
Hans Memling (1430-1494), courtesy of Wikipedia
My paintings and photos are in no way comparable, or even similar, to my favorite still lifes, but I try to go for that same feeling of light and peace. So I thought, hey, why not Tillandsias? Why not educational, but also beautiful? It's a good goal. I'm working on it....
T. glabrior, left, and T. pruinosa, right, MR, 2014