Gouache painted on Cartridge paper as a Textile print pattern. I painted this when I was about 20 years old. → Based on the very popular Nasturtiums flower which was commonly used in Art Nouveau designs during that era.

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  • Featured in: Art Nouveau 8th March 2009.
  • Featured in: Fine Arts – 17th Sept. 2011.

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  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgateover 5 years ago

    Another of my very favourite flowers, this is awesome!!

  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballover 5 years ago


  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonover 5 years ago

    wonderful piece Orla, very well done.

  • genevievem
    genevievemover 5 years ago

    great job on these, they really have that art nouveau look!

  • Jessica Lister
    Jessica Listerover 4 years ago


  • ReoSurf
    ReoSurfover 4 years ago

    Lovely line work and colour combo Oria.

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 4 years ago

    please consider our FLORAL Patterns Challenge

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  • samyukthak
    samyukthakalmost 3 years ago


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