Tuesday, March 2, 2010

THE FIRST LEAF OF SPRING/ figurative expressionism


                                 The First Leaf of Spring
                                 by Eric Whollem
                                 gouache and wax resist on paper
                                 Collection of the artist.
                                 8.5" x 11"
                                 Copyright by the artist.

The Naiad

Here the Naiad sits by the pool, her cup of wisdom not far off.
It is springtime and the oak has sent forth it's first new leaf.
The Naiad is the oracle of the pool. She speaks only in fresh,
green verse.

Click on "mermaids" in LABELS in the column to the left to
see more about Naiads, which are mermaids of freshwater
springs and lakes.

Abstract art, mixed media painting

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