Flowers and Gardens

Painting opportunities abound with close observation of nature. While I am hiking, the sun spotlights many wild flowers, flowering shrubs, even gardens in rock pockets by the sea, and rockweed gardens that hide live sea creatures.

Painting of a closeup view of the "lupine" wildflower in a Maine meadow.

Painting featuring a closeup view of a Catawba Rhododendron.

Hydrangeas in a colonial New England garden.

Flame Azalea is bright in the spring woods.

A cluster of mushrooms growing in the fall forest

Plants rooted in upturned rock layers

Plants growing in granite ledges near the sea

A rock weed garden with sea creatures in a tidepool at Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

Three sunflowers and three tomatoes