The Feminine Equation
As we enter the Year of the Rooster, in what some may view as auspicious,...
A little over thirty years ago when I was still living in the Dandenong ranges, I saw one of our local shops selling huge generous bunches of mixed Perennial flowers. They were irresistible for a still life artist’s subject matter…
I inquired as to where they had come from, to be told that David Glenn had grown them at his nursery. I knew neither the man or the nursery, but went on to paint the beautiful specimens, and to then produce a card of the painting titled Cottage Flowers. I sent the card with a thank you to David Glenn, which he mysteriously never received.
About twelve months later a friend who knew David suggested she introduce us, and I could obtain more of his flowers for my paintings. We met, fell in love, married, and twenty-nine years later this ‘man of flowers’ still grows almost all the flowers that grace my still life paintings….
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