Danielle’s Art

In this week’s photo challenge Lignum Draco inspires us to respond to the theme, “vivid”.

Usually I share photos of my gardens and flowers, but this time my photo is one of my daughter, Danielle’s, paintings.

Sunset 12x36 Acrylic paint and paint marker on canvas

2014 12″x36″
Acrylic paint and paint marker on canvas

Click on image to enlarge.

I love the vivid colors in her painting: Sunset.

Danielle’s art is influenced by the Arizona desert, where sunsets paint the sky with brilliant shades of orange, red, purple and green and are the color of hope. She expresses herself through shapes, forms and vibrant colors; each stroke of paint radiating joy.

If you study the painting you will see different images: in this painting I see a bird, a flower, a sun and a turtle.

When Danielle begins to work on a painting she doesn’t know what the end result will be; all the designs flow from her imagination onto her canvas.

I am blessed to have Danielle as my daughter, several of her beautiful paintings grace the walls of our home. Her art makes me happy every time I look at it.

Danielle graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, in 2002.
More of her paintings can be viewed at: danielleart.tumblr.com



  18 comments for “Danielle’s Art

  1. janette
    June 6, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    You are a very proud Mother of her very talented daughter. Her paintings are indeed happy and show her love of AZ. xo jda


  2. Beth
    June 6, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    She is a talented artist! I love her work!!! xoxo


    • June 7, 2015 at 10:45 am

      Thank-you Beth,
      Danielle started painting at an early age; she is a natural artist.


  3. Amy
    June 6, 2015 at 7:35 pm

    So do I! Thank you for introducing us to Danielle and her artwork! xoxo


  4. June 6, 2015 at 10:57 pm

    That is really very interesting. 🙂


  5. Jeff Klaft
    June 7, 2015 at 1:04 pm

    What amazing art! What a gift to have, so much talent. Thanks for letting us into your world Danielle. Love, aunt Bunty

    Sent from my iPhone



  6. Marie
    June 7, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    Danielle is very creative and very talented.


  7. Shirley
    June 8, 2015 at 10:27 am

    Dearest Ellen,

    Danielle’s paintings have such depth and it was a pleasure to have the opportunity to dwell on it. I too found the turtle.

    Hugs to you both,


  8. June 10, 2015 at 1:38 am

    Beautiful post and a lovely tribute to your very talented daughter. Thanks for sharing. I love the vivid colors.


    • June 10, 2015 at 10:41 am

      Thank you Mimi,
      Danielle is a talented artist. 🙂
      The “vivid” photo challenge was fun to do.


  9. October 26, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    The colors are unexpected and uplifting.


    • October 26, 2016 at 2:24 pm

      I agree. Whenever I look at Danielle’s work, it makes me smile, because of her choice of colors.


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