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The second painting with reflections on Dale Chihuly’s sculptures at Kew. His works are inspired by nature……..more to come……

Two lilies with one bud

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The Dale Chihuly glass sculptures are magnificient and colourful. But in the Lily House the white ‘blooms’ showed the newly flowering lilies to perfection and the reflections of the sculptures in the water made for an interesting backdrop. More to come….

Lilies-with-three-buds

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Costus Comosus

This fine Ginger plant flowering in the Temperate House at Kew. Away from the crowds viewing the last week of the orchid festival…

Ginger Flower

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Waterlily

Beautiful Nymphaea to catch the eye in the Waterlily House at Kew.

Waterlily

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Only less than 24 hours to paint this vibrant plant., the day lily. Time enough – just!

Day Lily

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They’re back. Colourful and edible. Now a firm favourite:

Vase-and-flowers

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Fine Strelitzia in the greenhouses at the Cambridge Botanic Gardens. Really striking as the bracts are formed like birds’ beaks with plumage-like flowers. Almost escapees from a Jurassic park? Fun to paint….

Bird-of-Paradise

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