I spent a few days with my dear friend Katana who has the most beautiful pieces of Italian and Mexican pottery in her house. The early morning sunlight caught these oranges just for a little while and inspired this painting.
ROOI SLAAPKAMER is such a lovely, warm and bright rendition of a calm and inviting French bedroom. Soft French Blue walls set off the dramatic, red curtains which makes for a beautiful interior scene that invites your eye in to sit on the sun drenched chaise.
Classic pink peonies in a deep violet glass vase makes for a beautiful and pleasing floral still life! ****PLEASE TAKE NOTE!! As a special thank you to all my subscribers, I am offering 25% off any of my paintings in my Etsy store. Just use the following code: PAINTINGDISCOUNT as check out! Here is the link: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CECILIAROSSLEE?section_id=11829590 Very best wishes,
NICKY'S ROSES begged to be painted after my dear friend dropped it off on my doorstep. She is such a prolific gardener and these are a few of the last ones from her beautiful garden up in the Santa Lucia preserve!
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FRENCH WINDOW is such a lovely, warm and bright rendition of a calm and inviting French room, showing off an interesting blue room in the background. I love how the beautiful provincial couch beckon you into this interior scene.
Mrs. De Florian left Paris just before the rumblings of World War II broke out never to return. The flat was found untouched after 70 years and here I have captured a beautiful vanity which was found among precious art work including an unknown Boldini!!
FLEURS DE JARDIN is a painting of a few freshly picked flowers from my garden, beautifully opened roses and a few stems of lavender. I like the green curtain that opens up to the garden from where I have picked the flowers!
LEMON REFLECTIONS is a vibrant painting of some freshly picked Meyer lemons from my garden. I love the play of fun reflections on the warm wood surface and the glimpse of light rushing through the window!
Welcome to my blog! I am an artist, wife and a mother of 3 beautiful children! My Father is the King of kings and therefor I am greatly blessed! I am South African born of French, Dutch and Flemish decent a.k.a Afrikaans. Most of my life has been surrounded by the beautiful Cape vineyards, Cape Dutch architecture and colonial gardens of the beautiful country of mine where I draw inspiration from all things French and fabulous!