Dianthus, the scientific name of carnation, comes from a combination of two Latin words: 'dios', meaning 'gods', and 'anthos', meaning 'flower'. Carnations are referred to as the flowers of the gods.
Carnation flowers are also thought to be one of the oldest cultivated flowers in the world.
Flowers of carnation stands for Love, Fascination and Distinction.
Carnation symbolized maternal love in varies culture.
I thought about my family far away while painting this artwork. I hope they are all healthy and well.
This is also a reminder—Gift the person you love /care about a flower, a cup of hot tea, or say a heartfelt 'I Love you' or 'I miss you' while you can, whenever you think of them.
For people who read the description till here, thank you for join me in my journey of art. I hope you enjoy it too.
WILD BOTANICAL ABSTRACT SERIES by HSIN LIN
Artwork inspired by the nature in Bayswater, Melbourne, Winter 2019.
Enjoy the making of this artwork.
5 Mar–5 Jun 2021: exhibited at The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office
We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.