Inspired by Roses

Once I could smell roses. Now, only sometimes. I love the way they bloom in tumbles.

 Oxford Botanic Garden

Oxford Botanic Garden

And how they appear in my paintings

Today, in need of heroes, I remembered two Roses: Rose Wylie and Rose Hilton. Both over 80, both still painting and seeing the world afresh, both finding new success. Click on their names to see inspiring videos of them at work.