White Dog Art

desert rose

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Wild Things on August 3, 2011 at 2:51 pm

original watercolor aceo 3.5 x 2.5 c8/2011

A lion stalks the lone warrior crossing the desert sands. The surge of muscle strength, the leap. And the desert rose has merged with dinner.

Over a decade ago I painted a very large watercolor of a lion and a warrior goddess. I had a tape which repeated Sting’s ‘Desert Rose’ over and over. I used that tape to complete the painting. When I finished this lion just now that memory surged into my mind. So I named this beauty ‘Desert Rose.’

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  1. Look at those eyes! Desert Rose definitely has compassion for his dinner.

  2. Such a vivid painting. I love it.

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