June 4, 2013 Orchid - Water Color - 29,7 x 40

Orchids – epitome of classic beauty.

There are over 30,000 different species yet all orchids share a similar anatomy- the word ‘orchid’ comes from the Greek word for testicles, ὄρχις (órkhis), due to the shape of its root. All orchids consist of two regular petals and a labellum (or lip); as well as three sepals, the outside covering of the flower […]

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June 4, 2013 orchid2

Orchids – icons of sensuality and love

Orchids come in various colors, shapes and sizes- exactly as beauty. One of the oldest flowering families on earth and prized for their loveliness, they do not seem to serve any real purpose and yet have continued to thrive. Delicate yet resilient, exotic yet global, rare yet long-lasting, complex and beautiful- orchids symbolized virility in Ancient […]

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June 4, 2013 orchid

Orchids – Fascinating Flowers

  Orchids – Watercolor – Size: 29,7 x 40 Orchids are beautiful flowers. The interesting thing about orchids is that they seem to draw people to them. There is hardly another plant or flower that has been able to capture the attention and desire of people the way orchids have. In the past orchids have […]

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