I always find red inspiring. I've started a new still life painting of red-ish items from around the house. It's something I've been wanting to do for ages. Next on the still life painting list are Asian and Oriental crockery items - they are just so beautiful! The red Gerbera in this image has just re-flowered - it's a pot plant I bought in the supermarket last summer which has survived in my kitchen throughout the winter, not the least from much daily watering and tlc.