Art inspired by the Renaissance, Celtic knots, fantasy art, and storybooks. I create traditional paintings, digital art and photograph knights, fair maidens, fairies, bagpipers, flowers and a few meadows too.
Millefleurs poster by Lise Winne. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
So many of my millefleurs paintings feature an animal, or birds. This time I thought I would make a piece that just had millefleurs with a few... more
So many of my millefleurs paintings feature an animal, or birds. This time I thought I would make a piece that just had millefleurs with a few butterflies, and nothing else. I hope you like the effect.
Millefleurs was used widely during the Renaissance, particularly for tapestry designs. The most well known are the unicorn tapestries. The artist, William Morris (1834 - 1896) liked the millefleurs of the Renaissance, and incorporated a semblance of it in his own designs. I can relate to his work, and his interests in design, and even his life, on many levels.
I sell duvets and pillows on this site, not just prints. Imagine this design and the variations of this design that I have uploaded on pillows and duvet covers. Rich, detailed art and home decor can turn a plain un-ornamental room into a feast for the eyes, and perhaps make you feel a little more in tune with nature.
Or imagine it on a tote bag that you take to the Renaissance faire to haul around your purchased goodies in (wh...
About Lise Winne
I have a bachelor's degree in Studio Art and a masters degree in Art Education. I used to be an art teacher and taught grades K - 12.
In order to teach art in the public schools, I needed to learn a lot of mediums. I have carried this into my art studio as well, painting in one area of the studio and making altered digital photographs in another part of the studio.
My primary mediums are painting, drawing, digital art, illustrations, cartoons, hand thrown pottery and relief sculpture. If you see pottery in my photographic work, it is my own hand-thrown piece.
I have shown my work in galleries and through juried shows at art centers and museums. Some notables include The Delaware Art Museum, Haverford Center of the Arts,...