I chose this title because of the mythology surrounding the story of the blood red Anemone and the death of Adonis. Also, the lyrics of the song (same title) by Collective Soul are very fitting for my painting and the myth. “I don’t know why she cries to me (she keeps her pain as company) ‘cause it’s only time before we all must bleed.”
Water color pencils and pastels on cold pressed 140 lb paper

I rediscovered my love of painting and drawing when our daughter went off to college. I try to find inspiration in everything, but it seems that I am drawn to the beauty of nature!

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  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 3 years ago

    What a gorgeous work of art Marsha!!! ;-))

  • Thanks Stephanie!

    – Marsha Free

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 3 years ago

  • I love how you always do this! :) Thank you !

    – Marsha Free

  • maggie326
    maggie326over 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work Marsha

  • Thank you Miss Maggie!

    – Marsha Free

  • Gramia97
    Gramia97over 3 years ago

    love the way this is done – some lessons here for me to use in my posting of my art, thank you

  • Marsha Free
    Marsha Freeover 3 years ago

    Thank you so much – I’m glad that I could help in some small way :)

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaover 3 years ago

  • Awesome! Thank you so much! What a great day to start my Sunday! What an honor!

    – Marsha Free

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature in SUSA!
    Sunday, April 3, 2011

    Southern United States Artists

    (I am also posting your feature in my journal :)

  • Thank you for making my first day of spring break even better! I am honored to be included with such a wonderful group of artists!

    – Marsha Free

  • Rita Blom
    Rita Blomover 3 years ago

    I have enjoyed looking at your works Marsha your are certainly gifted. I love this one and very appropriate as we near our remembrance day here in Oz. ‘ANZAC DAY’ on the 25th.
    I too love painting, & have been painting with oils for a long time on & off & have actually sold a few although an amateur.

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 3 years ago

    Stunning work Marsha, would look good on any wall!

  • Thanks! I hope so! I sent the original to my uncle as a gift – it’s his favorite! Thank you for taking the time to peruse my work!

    – Marsha Free

  • Joyce Knorz
    Joyce Knorzover 3 years ago

    wow! beautiful painting, well done!!

  • Thank you!

    – Marsha Free

  • And thanks for the favorite too!

    – Marsha Free

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