Sunflower Stationery, Art Lessons, and Other Inspiration from Summer’s Favorite Flower

Do you love sunflowers as much as I do? Sunflowers do not fail to bring a smile to my face whenever I see them. One of my favorite quotes about sunflowers was said by Helen Keller. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do.” Isn’t that lovely? It is amazing how these strong flowers will turn their faces towards the sun and literally follow the light during the course of rising and setting of the sun during the day. A life lesson, indeed. My sister and I walked into a Michael’s Art … Read More

Simple Steps to Paint Stunning Sunflowers

If tulips are my favorite flower to paint in the spring, sunflowers are my favorite flower to paint in the summer. Sunflowers are fabulous to paint for artists of all levels, whether you are starting out with the first time, re-engaging with paint after a hiatus or have been painting for some time. In this post, I’ll share a few tips to paint these graceful, sturdy flowers. Of course, practice is the best teacher of all. If you’d prefer to enjoy sunflowers in already-made art, you can see stationery, stickers and a limited print edition of a new Sunflower painting … Read More