Raindrops on Nasturtiums

Here is “Raindrops on Nasturtiums.” This painting was inspired by the nasturtiums in my garden. The way the hydrophobic leaves of nasturtium plants collect rainwater is one of the most …

Onward

Here is “Onward,” 36″ x 36″, Acrylic on Canvas. You can watch me painting it here: The “Plant Mama” series has now been born along with the coronavirus pandemic. While …

Plant Mama

Here is “Plant Mama.” Here is a time lapse video of the creation of this painting! Gardening, both indoors and outdoors, is one of my passions. I’m in all the …

Glittering Leaves

This 24″ x 48″ acrylic painting, entitled “Glittering Leaves,” shows the forest lit up in sunlight, the colors sparkling like jewels. The leaves of the tree in the foreground drape …

Jungle Glow

Here is “Jungle Glow.” This scene evokes images of birdsong and forest sprites playing. The inspiration for this painting was a photo I took on a wooded trail near the …

Jungle Lace

Here is “Jungle Lace.” I took the reference photo for this painting while hiking the beautiful Manoa Falls trail on the island of Oahu this past winter: I was inspired …

Whoosh!

With the theme of flying leaves still on my mind since my last painting, while also remembering a few previous paintings in which I depicted the silhouettes of flocks of birds, I …

Carried Away

A couple weeks ago, I was running my dog in the park near my home. There is a hill with a row of oak trees at the top, and I was …

Lone Tree and Milky Way

This oil painting, Lone Tree and Milky Way, is reminiscent of my large-scale work Twin Trees and the Milky Way in both theme and color palette. This little tree stands alone …

Verdant Tree of Life. 16" x 16", Oil on Wood, © Cedar Lee 2013

Verdant Tree of Life

Here is my recent painting, “Verdant Tree of Life.” Verdant was the first word that came to mind when it was finished because the tree’s canopy is so thick and …