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Charcoal and gesso on BFK Rives #100 32 × 44″Giant ragweed causes many to suffer during hay fever season.I felt sorry for the plant and decided to do a portrait of it.
nature, charcoal, sad, forlorn, ragweed, hated
enjoy making direct work from natural materials in my prairie and wildlife sanctuary.i am a very restless person and I work in many different ways with a variety of media.
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.Anne Marrow Lindbergh
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The Indians used to extract the seeds from this plant which look like tiny crowns and mash them up and eat them.
Love the Sepia tone. Well done.
Love the tones in this .. something very relaxing about it … Really like the way you’re inspired by nature.
Great ‘portrait’, wonderful colors.
very very beautiful work here =)))
Love this, excellant work….anna : )
Thank you All for taking the time to look and comment. I’m new here but this is an awesome place. Nice to meet you.
all your work is wonderful!
LOVEly.A bit on the spooky side – which makes it all the more special.
Oh thank you Cynthia. I appreciate that feedback. Spooky is a great description. Like a lovely spookiness. It seemed so strange, alone and forlorn. I felt a kinship with it. And in embracing it, it sorta changed to a strange beautiful. No wonder we artists need community of our peeps. y.