This is an original watercolor painting showing a peony between two buds.
The white peony petals take on the colors of the rainbow in the spring sunlight.

Approx. 8" X11"
Arches CP watercolor paper
Professional grade watercolor paints
504 views as of 21 Apr 2012

This original is available for purchase directly from artist


flower, original, peony, watercolor


  • Evita
    Evitaabout 4 years ago

    ♥ Lovely capture !! :D ♥

  • Thank you, Evita!

    – Christiane Kingsley

    ANNETTE HAGGERabout 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much, Annette! This is quite the honor!

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerabout 4 years ago

    How beautifully you’ve painted this peony, Christiane! I love the way you’ve rendered the shadows between the petals, and the varied colors you’ve used to give such pleasing interest!

  • Pat, I am thrilled that such a great floral painter as you like this painting. Thank you very much for taking the time to stop by and comment so nicely.

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • Maryann3
    Maryann3about 4 years ago


  • Maryann, I truly appreciate your encouragement.

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • Bobbi Price
    Bobbi Priceabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful work.!!!!!

  • Thank you so much, Bobbi. I really admire your watercolor, therefore your comment means even more to me.

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonabout 4 years ago

    delightful work!

  • Maria, thank you for taking the time to stop by and leaving such a nice comment. I really appreciate it.

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS! This work has won the “Say it With Flowrs” Challenge in the Art Up Close group (3rd July 2010)

  • Lynda, I am speechless! This is a great honor! Thank you so much for organizing this challenge.

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeabout 4 years ago

    Truly beautiful work. Well deserved first place ! Congratulations.

  • Beatrice, thank you so much. I am thrilled!

    – Christiane Kingsley

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 4 years ago

    So lovely! Congratulations on your feature!

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 4 years ago

    Oops! Congrats on the challenge win! Lovely work!

  • Thank you so much, Angie!

    – Christiane Kingsley

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