Photography: Carnations and Irises as Inspiration

I have been longing for the Spring. And so have the florists, because you can get irises at most locations that sell flowers, including the grocery store. I was gifted with a beautiful bouquet of  irises and carnations from my husband. They have served as inspiration for photography and encaustic painting –  “1000 Petals” series: Tulips I, Carnations and Irises I-III, and, “Blue Rain Iris,” ” Lemon Sun Iris,” and ” Rose Sunrise Iris.”

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The vibrant red carnations, deep green foliage, and rich purples of the irises are wonderful.

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