Oil on board, 50×50cm
Britt, a fellow South African artist is known for her flower paintings. She painted the flowers and I did the rest.
On some level, this work is inspired by Odilon Redon, a favourtie artist.

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portrait, woman, flowers

Some years ago I survived a serious attack on my life. During the year of recovery, I did two drawings and found the activity both calming and exciting.
I am studying under Leon Fourie.
I have simplified my life completely and now paint full time.

Art for me, is an intensely personal expression of how I appreciate and perceive life and people.

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  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 2 years ago

    oh sooooo very very beautiful :)

  • Thanks so much Karin!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Norah Jones
    Norah Jonesover 2 years ago

    Stunning painting, a wonderful collaberation between the two of you!!

  • Many thanks Norah!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 2 years ago

    How very beautiful, that’s both the painting and it’s subject. I like the idea of a shared work with each handling their specialty.

  • We’ve had my discussions about whether one ‘should or should not’. But many other areas of art are collaborations, so we felt… Why the heck not! Thanks so much!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Seth  Weaver
    Seth Weaverover 2 years ago

    Marvelous work, Jolante. I can see the Odilon Redon influence and creamy style. A brilliant collaboration.

  • Thank you very, very much Seth!

    – JolanteHesse

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful.

  • Thanks Frannie!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Alga Washington
    Alga Washingtonover 2 years ago


  • Thanks so very much Alga!

    – JolanteHesse

  • Elena Oleniuc
    Elena Oleniucover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful Jolante, love the expressive face and colors!

  • Thanks so much Elena!

    – JolanteHesse

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago

    08-23-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been selected for a feature in ★ART UNIVERSE★

    Please click the banner and write a comment on your feature page – we would love that♥

  • Thank you very much Kira!

    – JolanteHesse

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 2 years ago


  • I really appreciate this encouraging comment Anna!

    – JolanteHesse

  • lillo
    lilloover 2 years ago

    Well done, Jolante!

  • Thanks lillo!

    – JolanteHesse

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