Saturday 13 April 2013

Visually Exciting Rhubarb

    I have always been visually drawn to the rhubarb plant because of the color and textures of its stalks and foliage.  Rhubarb, as a result, has been the subject of two of my paintings.  As the snow melted in my garden, rhubarb immediately began to push its way though the near frozen soil.  From a distance, I noticed the buds of orange against the dark dead debris of last year’s plant, and took my camera over to investigate.  Here is a close-up of the rhubarb I saw.

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