Monthly Archives: February 2016

Playing catch-up: painting the poinsettia

You’d think it being the middle of February I’d be painting roses, and red roses at that. Now I do have an affinity for the rose, but my favorite is the Chicago Peace which is a soft yellow tinged in … Continue reading

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Frill-seeking me, painting a western orchid (cattleya)

First off, let’s be clear: there is no such plant as the western orchid! I’m using the term very loosely here to refer to the several kinds of orchid we in the western world cherish. The family Orchidacea is absolutely … Continue reading

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