Flora Doehler Paints the Town

This past weekend I painted up a storm in the Historic Gardens in Annapolis Royal. The event, Paint the Town, is an annual fundraiser for the Annapolis Regional Community Arts Council (ARCAC). The resulting silent auction of  hundreds of paintings, sculpture and blacksmithing that are created also benefits the 75 participating artists. Continue reading

The New Vase and The Gift

The Gift
The Gift © Flora Doehler, 2009 (sold)

This winter I’ve been printmaking using easy-peasy materials. I enjoy the high contrast and the textures that printmaking presents, and I wanted to bring that same feel to my next painting.
Inspiration comes from different places all the time. In the case of this painting the color, the tulips, the pears, the spring season, and the friendship behind the vase all combined to inspire me. Continue reading