Christine Elfman

Columbine
Dahlia
Evening Primrose
Eve's Weed
Fuchsia
Iris
Rose
Squill
Violet

Clamshell boxes contain paintings of flowers made with pigments extracted from the respective plants depicted.
All plants presented to scale.

Any exposure to light causes the pigments in these paintings to fade.
The more they are seen, the faster they fade away.

2009- ongoing