Inspired by the natural beauty around him, as well as the inspiration he derives from family and friends, Darnell translates his duty into paintings with ” soothing vibes”. His technique, when used in his peonies paintings, creates a realistic portrayal of the flowers and displays crips details ” I choose imagery that makes me feel centered and calm … what remains consistent in all my work is the light. It represents energy, spirit and forces we do not see but feel are there all the same..” Peonies Up Close is one of a series of paintings of peonies – you can almost smell them! . Measures 14″ x 14″ on 14, 16 or 18 mesh mono deluxe needlepoint canvas. We are partial to silk threads for this gorgeous canvas and will be happy to select and add all necessary hues to complete. Please indicate your mesh preference in the note section at checkout. We are happy to provide suggestions on how to stitch this with realistic effect. Please contact us if you would like for us to add your choice of fibers. Available in alternate larger sizes.