An Essential Condition . . .

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” Robert A Heinlein

Can you feel the Love in this painting?

Wow... this skipped ahead but I have been working on it for two more days since the last photo. My heart grows larger as I paint and not just see, but feel the painting come alive. At this point I am placing some of the background tinting in but still not sure what the final will be. 

You  can tell I took the hydrangeas only a step further but spent time on the Peony the past two days.  The one on the ground will be tackled next I am sure.

Mark 12: 29-31  “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’There is no commandment greater than these.”