Abstract roses in my journal

Art journaling

Abstract roses

Good News!

I now teach this process in an online painting class called “Wild Roses”. Click below to find out more and join!

Oh it's really starting to feel like spring! Crocuses and rainbows seem to magically appear wherever I go, and the ever-changing light in the sky is just so incredibly beautiful... I'm in the mood to celebrate the joy and... paint flowers!

And I'm so excited to share a beautiful project with you today: Cloth Paper Scissors magazine asked me to create a floral abstract tutorial and it's now ready for you in the newest issue of the magazine with the supplies list and detailed instructions (plus a Studio Spotlight article featuring my creative space!):

Abstract roses - Laly Mille
I feel as if I had opened a book and found roses of yesterday sweet and fragrant, between its leaves.
— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

Watch the roses bloom in the timelapse video below!


This dreamy project was created in a small, handmade art journal and is inspired by a series of larger paintings I did a few years ago, called Renaissance.

Light and Love,


Now available in an online class!

Wild roses

Join me and create gorgeous floral abstract paintings with this fun mixed media layering process: Embrace color, welcome the unexpected and let your heart bloom with joy!

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