The Botanical Series is based upon sketches from the back yard and from traveling.
The first several come from our beloved ginkgo tree. Another beloved tree, a 300-year old Live Oak in the middle of our front yard, was killed by a lighting bolt on Sep 8, 2001, taking 3 sad days to clean up the debris, hence "Ode to my Oak". "Aspen" comes from sketches of aspen tree trunks in Sun Valley. "Autumn Reverence" is a geometric representation of an autumn leaf. "A Rose for Jane" and "Calla Lillies" were commissions.
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