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I saw this fungi on a hiking trip along the trail at Prairie Creek State Park in Northern California. The bright colors just took my breath away. I could hardly believe it was real. I hope I have captured some of its beauty.

Arches 140 Lb cold pressed paper, 1/4 sheet. Daniel Smiths and Windsor Newton Watercolors.

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ca, diane hall, fungi, orange, prairie creek, state park

Painting is a way for me to express the beauty I see around me. I am most content when I am outside and able to be experiencing the beautiful and peace in our world. This beauty also inspires me to illustrated Bible verses that have been so helpful to me as I travel through life. My desire is that others will find encouragement and hope through these paintings in my collection titled The Picture of Scripture. I believe God’s word never comes back empty.
Diane Hall

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Comments

  • Olga
    Olgaabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous… almost looks like an orange flower!

  • Thanks for your kind comment. I had fun painting this.

    – Diane Hall

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellabout 4 years ago

    This is a wonderful image – like a flower, as Olga says! So much beauty here!

  • Thanks Marilyn for your lovely comment and taking a look.

    – Diane Hall

  • vigor
    vigorabout 4 years ago

    Love what you did with this! Looks great!

  • aquaarte
    aquaarteabout 4 years ago

    Hi Diane,
    When I saw this first as a thumbnail, I thought it was a painting of nasturtiums.
    Lovely color and painting!
    cheers, barbara

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottabout 4 years ago

    This is beautifully done & much too pretty to be a fungus!

  • Deborah Glasgow
    Deborah Glasgowalmost 4 years ago

    Oh….what luscious oranges. Beautiful!

  • Thanks for your lovely comment.

    – Diane Hall

  • loralea
    loraleaalmost 4 years ago

    this is lovely !!!

  • Thanks Laura for taking a look, so glad you liked it. I had fun painting this as the colors were so amazing, I could hardly believe it was real when I saw it on the trail.

    – Diane Hall

  • loralea
    loraleaalmost 4 years ago

    theres a version of that here that they call ‘turkey’ tail fungus

  • Thanks Laura for the info, I will see what I can find.

    – Diane Hall

  • Niki Hilsabeck
    Niki Hilsabeckalmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks Niki for the feature, it is always an honor to be included with so many talented folks.

    – Diane Hall

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