Tag Archives: #longwoodgardens

A Different Perspective

This is the last posting for #WorldWatercolorMonth -Day 30 &31/31 The meadows have come to life now that we’re into mid summer and with the mega downpours we’ve had, it’s as though each day brings about a drastic change. The … Continue reading

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The Sculptures at the main fountain

Day #29/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth Taking a break from nature and looking closely at man made stuff – the restored Italian Limestone sculptures at the main fountain gardens. I’ve sketched some of these when they were crumbling and patinad from years of … Continue reading

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Catching Butterflies

Well figuratively… Day 27& 28/31 #WorldWatercolorMonthThe meadows are filled with life, birds, bees, butterflies, and rabbits of course! They’re everywhere, enjoying the fruits and flowers and seeds of the land around them.  I’m spending more time these days seeing, really … Continue reading

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Giant Pots!

End of my Walk  – Day 24/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth  Here’s just one of a multitude of these giant pots lining the walkway to the garden path at Longwood. The lovely bluish-green cupric oxide patina like color is just one aspect … Continue reading

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Swallowtails on the Meadows 

Day22/31 – #WorldWatercolrMonth Watching Tiger Swallowtails is exhilarating, following them is exhausting and sketching them live is simply a feat in itself. Saturday afternoon I got a chance to find out. The Monardas are in bloom everywhere on the Meadows … Continue reading

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Dalias, Dalias and more Dalias

Day 21/31 – # WorldWatercolorMonth As the days roll deeper into summer the dalias are blooming at Longwood, and oh so many colors, shades, shapes and species. Here are just a few…

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Poppies in the Wind 

The last of the few poppies swaying in the wind as I walked by, turned my head, but it was the numerous seed pods that stood sentinel over them that really caught my eye! As the poppies dropped over from … Continue reading

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