Charla created Garden with hand designed lettering, original pen and ink drawings, color pencil, and collage. The vintage figure is from a postcard of the early 1900’s. Quotations about the beauty and magic of flowers and the garden are woven throughout the portrait.
There’s a soul in every leaf!
from Flowers, M.M. BALLOU, author, U.S.A. 1820-1895
Flowers are love’s truest language.
sonnet, PARK BENJAMIN, poet and journalist, U.S.A. 1809-1864
Flowers are words
Which even a babe may understand.
from The Singing of Birds, BISHOP COXE, author, U.S.A. 1818-1896
With a voice of promise they come and part.
Bring flowers, bright flowers!
from Bring Flowers, FELICIA HEMANS, poet, England, 1794-1835
Flowers preach to us if we will hear.
from Consider the Lilies of the Field, CHRISTINA ROSSETTI,poet, England, 1830-1894
Ye bright Mosaics!
from Hymn to the Flowers, HORACE SMITH, poet, novelist, England, 1779-1849
Mat colors for Garden are: double black or double cream or double green. The picture is a quality reproduction individually highlighted and signed by the artist. It is reproduced on acid free card stock, backed with foam core and packaged in a clear envelope with a description of the picture written on the back.
This Name Portrait will fit into a standard size 8 by 10 double mat with oval opening or an 11 by 14 double mat with oval opening. It is not available as a framed picture but will fit into the above standard sizes. This Name Portrait may also be ordered as a 6 by 4 1/2 greeting card with envelope.