Chautauqua Blooms #7

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Oil & Water Mixable flower pigment paint handcrafted from Chautauqua flowers on Arches 300g/m 100% Cotton Paper


16" x 20"


This abstract landscape is painted with flowers, not as the brush, as the pigment. And they’re not just any flowers. For this year’s theme, Into the Blue, I predominately used flowers containing anthocyanin flavonoids gathered from the grounds and my garden here in Chautauqua. With these pigments, I create a water-soluble oil paint that is non-toxic, non-plastic, and totally biodegradable. Making it water, soil, and soul friendly. It is a joy to paint with, and I hope it will bring joy to your life too.

About this Artist

Janice Stefko

Janice Stefko is a designer, illustrator, painter, and flower-pigment paint maker. Her narrative abstract landscapes are inspired by the lyrical scenes surrounding her lakeside cottage, as well as her flower-dye garden where she gathers pigment for her signature medium. In addition to exhibiting fine art created with her hand-made artisanal flower-pigment paint, Her work has been recognized by AIGA, Print, ADDY, PRSSA, SCBWI, and the The American Society of Botanical Artists. Her art is exhibited and held in several private collections in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.
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