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One person’s weed…

The drawing for today is of a plant that popped up in my old neighbor’s side yard. It was going to be chopped down so I collected it and made it my life model for today. The plant stood about … Continue reading

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Springfield-Greene County Botanical Garden

Painted in Springfield, Missouri this past Sunday.  My niece told me about this beautiful Japanese garden in the Botanical Center. I painted under a blooming cherry tree and watched people enjoying the day – what a great place for a … Continue reading

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Chinese Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden

This is a beautiful place to be calm and to think.  Things we all need to do more often.  This is the last of my series of four paintings inspired by visits to the MO Botanical Garden.  The painting is an … Continue reading

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The Gardener

Here is the third of four paintings that are inspired by visits to the MO Botanical Garden.  This is an imagined scene of a gardener at the end of the day.  It’s an oil on canvas 20″ x 24″.

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Japanese Arrowhead

A studio painting of Japanese Arrowhead.  This is a 20″ x 20″ oil on canvas.  I visited  the MO Botanical Garden this month and saw this beautiful water plant.  Its reflection in the pond was as attractive as the plant itself.

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