Spring Means Violets

We’re getting some warm days interspersed with days of rain, so the plants are all happy and growing.  When I walk outside, I am surrounded by flowers begging me to sit down and paint them.  I don’t mind obliging!

Spring Means Violets
Spring Means Violets, watercolor, 3.5″ x 5″

When my daughter was little, there was nothing she liked better than to go out in the spring and fill her little hands with bunches of violets.  Now that she is grown and has daughters of her own… she still goes out and picks violets!

3 thoughts on “Spring Means Violets

  1. I would love to see some white ones pop up in your painting sometime! Would that be difficult? I vividly remember the first time I saw violets at all – under the big tree in a field below our apartment in Bloomington. I thought someone had spilled popcorn all over the grass.

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