Sunday, June 7, 2009

Monet's Water Lily Pond

My favorite part of Monet's garden is the water lily pond. It's incredibly lush and serene, even with the crowds of visitors.

The museum in giverny had a really interesting exhibit about the
creation of Monet's beautiful garden. There were pictures of the Monet family,
garden blueprints, and even an old receipt from a nursery for his plants.

I can't wait to paint some of these!

..and some irises!

Thanks for stopping by to enjoy the water lily pond with me!


  1. So peaceful.

    I hope when you paint them, you leave the long lines of people out - - - not that I'm anti-people, I just think they will be more serene with out the disrupting hordes!!!

  2. I love your blog and will add you to my list...I have been there too, in Giverny...Monet is my hero!!

  3. I love how the footbridge painting turned out! The photos look great.

  4. I am a wanna-be-rose-painter but have decided that is NOT one of my talents, sugar. *sigh*.....I admire people who can though and I'm not giving up.

    Thank you for visiting and the compliment.

  5. It looks so peaceful and serene. Beautiful photos! ☺♥☺ Diane

  6. Oh, I'm so happy to have found your blog. I love your paintings ... can't wait to see more ... :)

  7. Lucky you! What a lovely vacation you had. The painting of the peony is amazing. Love to see your work.