I painted this several years ago on a painting trip to France. Although the weather was cool in May, all the trees were blooming. I think the purple one is a jacaranda and the pink is a horse chestnut. What a lovely frame for the Eiffel Tower which is breathtaking itself. Great Day!
The sail boats are racing on White Rock Lake in Dallas at sunset when the wind picks up. This was a plein air painting that I finished in my studio.
Every year my hot pink cone flowers take over more of my flower beds. They are spectacular when all are in bloom. I just let them have their way. Usually there are several butterflies on them. Notice the small one on the close up below.
Flaming red-orange quince bushes are the very earliest sign of spring in Dallas. There are not very many of them, probably too old fashioned. I am lucky to have a beautiful one on my street, in front of a lovely arts and crafts house.
This is a night scene on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.Read More