The Intimate Forest

A Celebration of the Beauty of Nature in Oil Paintings by Harlan


white narcissus


White Narcissus

In the Fisher Collection

Spring has really arrived when the narcissus bloom. Often in the Fall I will plant bulbs and watch for them come Spring. These plants were planted perhaps twenty years ago and have spread and flourished ever since. I find their leaves so elegant. Painting those white petals which are never just white was a challenge I had not previously tried. I have since this painting tried my brush again at similar white petals in Narcissus. I fully expect to try these flowers again sometime.