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Inspired by Lilac Bushes

I was looking through my photos for inspiration for new paintings when I stumbled across some photos I took at Lilacia Park last May.   Did you know there are hundreds of varieties of lilacs?  There is a lilac festival in this park annually where they sell cuttings of different varieties.  I have not been to the festival.  But I do try to visit the park every spring to see the concentration of lilacs and tulips they have so nicely arranged. Here is another variety, paler in color.  I am truly inspired.  I will be using these in upcoming paintings.  

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