Saturday, March 20, 2010

Desert Garden Home

18 x 24 inches Oil on canvas

Today at the Desert Botanical Garden plein air event. Started at 9am with the lovely morning shadows and light coming over the building hitting the bushes. The Cardon Cacti on left were planted in 1940, and I'll post final version tomorrow. That's a Boojum tree straight ahead, an elephant tree on right and the bush on right is a... oops drawing a blank. Butterflies and hummingbirds love the red blossoms. It's nearly gone by.

A photography class capturing the three figures

bronze sculpture

of Allan Housner. Here are a couple more of the 18 of his pieces in the DBG
Another show of his at the Heard Museum in downtown Phoenix.

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