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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hill country bluebonnets, watercolor

Hill country bluebonnets, 8 by 10 watercolor, 140 # d'Arches
I don't like to paint flowers, and I love  Texas bluebonnets. They are hard to paint, to catch the colors, the light. But, here is an attempt. What can I say, I'm a Texan..

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