Diphylleia grayi is a little-known mayapple and fairy wing relative, native to moist wooded mountainsides in colder regions of China and Japan. Diphylleia grayi forms clumps of large, fuzzy, green, umbrella-like, bold foliage topped by small clusters of white, mayapple-like flowers in late spring. When it rains on the flowers they magically turn translucent then return to white as they dry. In late summer, the stalks of eye-catching cobalt blue fruit replace the faded flowers. Diphylleia…
Meet Simba. He's a Leonberger. Fun fact: After the second world war, there were only 8 of these in the entire world. Every single Leonberger today can be traced back to these.
Igor Levashov [Игорь Левашов] 1964 | Flower painter
Born near Moscow, Russian painter🎨 Игорь Левашов entered the School for Young Painters in 1997 and the world-famed Sourykoff Institute in Moscow in 1984. He finished his formal training at the Royal Academy of Modern Art in the Hague in 1996. In this age he discovered his love and passion for flowers.
10 Minutes to Better Tree Paintings
'Beauty Lives Again' 12x24 pastel ©Karen Margulis click here to purchase $225 It's all about getting the shape correct. No matter what our subject, we can tell a lot about it by looking at it's shape or silhouette. This is especially true for trees. If we see a silhouette of a palm tree there is no way we could confuse it for a fir tree. The shape and the outside contours of the tree give us the information we need. When I paint a tree I begin by looking at the overall shape of the tree…