Pat Fiorello - Art Elevates Life

Art & Inspiration from professional artist and instructor Pat Fiorello. Pat is known for her romantic landscape, garden and floral paintings in oil and watercolor. Her paintings often depict beautiful places like Italy and France. Pat teaches painting workshops in the U.S., Caribbean and Europe. She is passionate about inspiring others to include art in their life. Whether creating it or simply appreciating and enjoying it, there are so many ways that art elevates life!

Monday, June 18, 2012


12 x 12 Oil Painting
by Pat Fiorello

This is one of the few times I've attempted carnations. They are not necessarily my favorite flowers ( I think a lot of people feel that way- remember the "Sex and the City" episode where Berger gets Carrie carnations).  They are not as big and showy as sunflowers or hydrangeas or roses, but they do have their own charm- and last a long time which is helpful when painting from life. One of their essential characteristics is a lot of frilly, almost serrated edges which is important to try to suggest.


  1. This is a simply beautiful painting, Pat.
    Great job on those carnations

  2. Love this- you tackled a complex subject (carnations) with elegance! Beautiful!