Tag Archives: Michaela Harlow – Botanical Oil Paintnings

Shadow Petals

Michaela Harlow, Shadow Petals, 2016. Oil and Graphite on Wood Panel

 Shadow Petals, 2016, Oil & Graphite on 24″ x 24″ Wood Panel

Thunderstorms roll grey clouds past the big windows. Endlessly compelling distractions. Things like love and beauty have shadows in them. They’re complicated.

Michaela Harlow, Shadow Petals in Process, 2016

Shadow Petals in Progress

April is an unsettling month. The earth feels like its moving. Things are getting stirred up. The natural world is restless. So am I.

Michaela Harlow, Studio, Dark Flowers Like storms, distractions always pass.

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Early Ephemerals

 Early Ephemerals, 2015 – 12″ x 12″, oil on wood panel

Flashback to late March, as snow retreats from the woodlands and Marsh Marigold explodes into bloom. Seasons move swiftly. Wild things rush to keep up.

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