Lotus Land

Patricia-DeLeon

70" x 8" | Unframed

Inspired by the horticultural passion of an extraordinary woman: opera singer + socialite,  Genna Walska (1887- 1984). Lotusland, is her 37 acre botanical garden in Montecito, California.

Acrylics + oils are layered intuitively on Baltic birch with gold leaf.  The numerous layers are fused with carving + lyrical scrawls and finished with a UV protective varnish.

Edges / sides of the painting have been gold leafed