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We can all use a little time to self-heal*


Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris) and creeping buttercup (Ranunculus acris) just make a pretty picture in this little Irish meadow. Both common, boring plants, invasive in the US and introduced many other places. 34 more words

Interesting Interactions

"Flow Blue and Fruit"

It is time for the finishing touches! Today I began with the mandarin orange. I used Burnt Umber, Cadmium Red and Cadmium Orange for the dark values; and Cadmium Yellow Deep mixed with Cadmium Orange for the light tones. 113 more words

Original Paintings

Weekly Wildflowers - Along Route 302 in Vermont

Actual picture date: 6/15/17.

These pictures were taken on the side of route 302, somewhere on the more eastern side of Vermont. Because we have apparently become those people that will pull over to take pictures. 53 more words


Pear and Flowers

Today I began to render the first layer for the crimson and orange ranunculus. At this stage I like to keep the brush strokes loose, focusing on the design of the shadow shapes and where the bright colors will be. 137 more words

Original Paintings

Meadow Buttercup – Ranunculus acris

I suspect that a great number of people share the childhood memories of holding a buttercup flower under one’s chin to ‘see if one likes butter’. 836 more words

Ranunculus and Roses

As you saw in my last post I attended a workshop at PepperHarrow Farm in Winterset, Iowa last weekend. I thought I would take some more photos of the beautiful bouquet I made. 31 more words