This original painting by Tamara Arcilla is a 4in x 4in horizontal gouache painting, ships in 8in x 8in black frame with tempered glass
Cluster of Nurturing
Slowing down has allowed us to spend more time, evaluating, goal setting and nurturing the things and people that mean the most in our lives. It has been nice to have more time to observe my kids at home alongside my husband. We have been able to nurture them and foster their growth in a very different way.
Each cluster of florals in the series is named after a different attribute or virtue of humanity that I saw demonstrated in new or interesting ways over the past weeks. I hope these flowers communicate a sense of belonging, of reassurance and hope that beauty is and will continue to rise. I hope we all look back at this deeply awkward time and see that we took more good than bad from the experience. I say this, not to diminish anyone’s pain or loss, because that is also a valid response to these times, but to bring light into a dark and trying time for many. Read more on the blog.