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Vertical Aspirations

Size: 10x16 inches
Medium: Watercolors
Detail views & Prints available: [link]
Sketches and related blog post: [link]

A lotus is symbol of purity, rising from the mud and muck at the bottom of a pond to spread untainted and beautiful petals to the world above. And the carp who swim endlessly upstream to attain the perfection of transformation into a dragon.
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NerdyKnitterDesigns's avatar
I love this. Your work reminds me of how water acts when a pigment of some sort is added. Even tho the paint is dry it feels as tho the image is still moving.
kurzemiete's avatar
amazing incredible :) !
mothfly's avatar
your lotus flowers are amazing Clap
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harriscraft's avatar
Absolutely stunning! The koi look so majestic :)
StemmyBotanist's avatar
I love the swirls and colors your works have. ♥ Very beautiful.
pearwood's avatar
This one makes me happy, Steph.
ts-larking's avatar
You always blow me away, Stephanie! xoxo
Licentiah's avatar
This makes me think of my mother <3
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locodela's avatar
This is beautiful! I love the background!
RebeccaTripp's avatar
Hello! I'm making a series of art videos about flowers, and I was wondering if I could include this piece in one of my videos. It would be set to an original classical-style composition (by me) about this flower. I'll be sure to credit you and link to your page if you say yes. Here's a link to see the kind of music it is: [link]
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ANOCHT's avatar
You inspire me so much! You're my favorite artist and I'm so excited about your new Between the Seams book! I have both Dreamscapes books and await for more amazing material :) Thank you so much for your awesome artwork :D
puimun's avatar
Thanks! I'm pretty eager about it too. :)
you are definitely one of my favorite artists.
LiSim96's avatar
What a wonderful painting! I love the flowers, the spirales and the colours, everything <3, it´s just fantastic!
Tree-Vixen's avatar
*sigh* you never fail to inspire me with your work. such a beautiful representation of what the lotus symbolizes.
ErinM31's avatar
I've featured your lovely work in my journal: [link] :)
rainbow-ninja's avatar
I really love this.
Lalita17's avatar
ohmygoodness! this is gorgeous and perfect~~~~~ I adore it so much!!!:heart::love:
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