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My love to sunflowers

Sunflowers have always held a special place in my heart. I remember spending hours in my grandmother's garden, marveling at the towering flowers that seemed to reach up to the sky. Sunflowers were not just beautiful to look at, but they also represented strength and resilience. They seemed to say, "No matter what life throws your way, you can always rise above it."

Portrait of Youth and Wisdom, original oil painting by Ylia Lisle, Floral artist, Solihull, UK

Portrait of Youth and Wisdom

Original oil painting

Sunflowers have always inspired me. Their bright yellow faces and towering height remind me of the strength and resilience of yang women. In my paintings, I often use sunflowers as a symbol for these women, and I incorporate small red apples to represent their wisdom.

Sunflowers are known for their ability to turn their heads to follow the sun. This symbolizes the yang woman's ability to adapt to change and pursue her goals with determination. Sunflowers also produce a large amount of seeds, which represents the yang woman's fertility and abundance.

Red apples are a symbol of wisdom and knowledge in many cultures. They are also associated with good luck and prosperity. In my paintings, the small red apples represent the yang woman's wisdom and her ability to create a successful and fulfilling life.

I believe that all women have the potential to be yang women. They are strong, resilient, and wise. They are also capable of great things. My paintings are meant to inspire women to embrace their yang energy and live their lives to the fullest.

Sunflowers have always held a special place in my heart. As a child, I was captivated by their tall, gigantic stature and their vibrant golden petals. I saw them as symbols of strength, power, and magic. And as I grew older, I came to appreciate their deeper meaning.

Sunflowers are heliotropes, meaning that they turn their heads to follow the sun throughout the day. This constant pursuit of light is a reminder that we should always strive to reach for our dreams, no matter how difficult they may seem.

Sunflowers are also incredibly resilient. They can withstand strong winds, heavy rains, and even drought. This resilience teaches us that we too can overcome any challenge that comes our way.

Details of original oil painting, Sunflower, by Yulia Lisle, Solihull, UK

But perhaps the most inspiring thing about sunflowers is their ability to bring joy to others. Their bright colours and cheerful faces are a welcome sight on any day. And their seeds provide nourishment for birds and other wildlife.

Sunflowers inspire me to create paintings that are both beautiful and meaningful. I want my paintings to capture the essence of the sunflower: its strength, resilience, and joy. I also want my paintings to inspire others to reach for their dreams and to never give up on themselves.

I am grateful for the gift of sunflowers. They have taught me so much about life, love, and the power of the human spirit.


Air, original oil painting, by Yulia Lisle, Solihull, UK

Original oil painting on canvas

One of my recent projects was "For Elements," a series of paintings that represent the four elements of nature: earth, fire, water, and air. For the air element, I chose to paint sunflowers, lilies, and a blue background. These elements evoke feelings of freedom, power, and movement.

I am truly passionate about my art, and I believe that it is a powerful tool for self-expression and communication. I hope that my work will inspire others to see the world in new and beautiful ways.

Yellow island

Original oil painting

I began painting sunflowers as a way to capture their beauty and share it with you and the world. I love the challenge of recreating the intricate details of the flowers, from the delicate petals to the rough, textured stems. But most of all, I love the way that sunflowers make me feel. When I paint a sunflower, I feel happy, peaceful, and inspired.

I hope that my paintings bring you the same joy that they bring me. Thank you for taking the time to visit my website.

Yellow Island, original oil painting by Yulia Lisle
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