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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Gardens & Parks, Cactus Garden, by Joan Tavolott

In addition to the wonderful camellia house that I sketched in for my last two posts, the Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay also has a regular greenhouse with some wonderful plants.
I sat and sketched for a while in the cactus room.


8 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful cactus garden painting. Cactus have so many different shapes.

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  2. I love those round ones the best, and the whole group is really beautifully painted and drawn! Yes, I could sneak my little succulents in among them!

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  3. This is definitely frameable! I would love to see it matted and under glass, on my wall! Beautiful.

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  4. ooh, how fun to see these little cacti!
    That would be a fun place to sketch!

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  5. Joan, you are so skilled to draw every kinds of subjects! This is a great drawing of cactus plants.

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  6. Thanks!!! Cacti are such great subjects...they don't even blow in the wind. The challenge is always those sticky needles.

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  7. These are lovely colors and forms!

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  8. Margaret, I love all the different, unusual cactus shapes. Thanks.

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