Mixed media- Acrylics and W&N watercolour on DalerRowney 220gsm (135lb) Smooth heavy-weight sketching paper, from my imagination, no preliminary sketching. Texture from Boccacino

  1. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
    - Marcel Proust

From my portfolio Flowers1

  1. 13th December 2011 – FEATURED in Sketching and Drawings
  2. 13th December 2011 – FEATURED in Artists Universe


flowers, sunflower, sun flower, floral, acrylic, watercolour, watercolor, maree clarkson, tarlton, magaliesburg, krugersdorp, gauteng, south africa, yellow, texture

I am a watercolorist living on my little piece of African soil in Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa. The inspiration for my art is the wonderfully rich variety of Fauna and Flora to be found throughout this beautiful country.
“There is a fine line between dreams and reality; it’s up to you to draw it.”

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 2 years ago

    The charming gardeners AND the wonderful artists who bring these beautiful flowers to the rest of us!

  • Aaaah, thanks so much Dot, appreciate the fav as well!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago

    People who make us happy ….yes….with their beautiful art!!

  • Oh thank you for the fav Liz, and your wonderful words!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • rosalin
    rosalinover 2 years ago

    SO BEAUTIFUL ……………………..

  • SO pleased you like it Rosalin, thank you for the fav, much appreciated!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Bev  Wells
    Bev Wellsover 2 years ago

    Love this painting sun flowers are happy souls x

  • Thanks ever so much Bev!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 2 years ago

    A real beauty this is. I just want to say thank you for all the wonderful images you’ve shared with us over the past year…..your ideas & creativity is endless.

  • Thank you SO much for your lovely words Marsha, and I appreciate that fav, wonderful!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 2 years ago

    That should “are” endless….yeah, I can talk! ha!

  • Ha ha! Been there, done that! Wish they would put an “edit” on comments….! Smile!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • jeanlphotos
    jeanlphotosover 2 years ago

    This is gorgeous….Nicely created

  • Thanks ever so much Jean, also appreciate the fav! xx

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    DECEMBER 12th, 2011
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  • This is so utterly great Mary! Thank you for the feature, much appreciated!

    – Maree Clarkson

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