Art: Bloom like a flower- make the world a better place

I did this painting for my domestic help. She got her home painted and she asked if could paint something for the house. I asked her what she wanted me to paint and she said, ‘Flowers.’ So, I did the below painting which happens to be my first painting of flowers done in acrylics based on a painting by Tracie Kiernan which I found on Pinterest.

She had asked me for a painting a few days before Diwali- November 12th. But then dad fell ill and I went through a very bad patch in my life. It led me to stop painting for a while. My family reminded me of her request. It was about the same time a friend sent me a picture of her artwork and asked me to choose. She said, it was a gift from her to me. I was overjoyed. I decided it was time to share the joy.

Pay kindness forward. Let it spread.

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11 responses to “Art: Bloom like a flower- make the world a better place”

  1. robbiesinspiration Avatar

    This is a lovely painting, Smitha, and it is very kind of you to give it to your helper. Happy New Year.

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you so much Robbie. Wishing you a lovely year ahead too😘

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  2. Andrea Stephenson Avatar

    It’s a very cheerful and colourful painting.

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you dear Andrea. Wishing you a very happy and blessed 2021!

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      1. Andrea Stephenson Avatar

        And you too Smitha, I hope it is a better one.

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you dear VJ

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  3. sienablue Avatar

    Very cheerful painting, well done!

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you so much Jo. Painting flowers cheered me up too.

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  4. Gopalasamudram Subramanian Avatar

    That is a wonderful gesture on your part. In fact I would say priceless. Gestures like this renew our faith in human relationships. So keep going.

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    1. Smitha V Avatar

      Thank you for your kind words🙏. It means so much. I truly believe in the adage, ‘The more you give, the more you get’. I have experienced it several times in life. I think its God’s way of saying, ‘keep going’ too 🙂

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