I love jacaranda trees. Not only do they signify that it is truly summer, they’re also such a great tree: super color that looks different in every light, and a properly messy tree that spills it’s color all over the ground underneath it. I can paint it over and over in the short season in which it blooms. I painted one a couple of weeks ago.
Then I went back and painted it again:
These trees are outside my local library (which is still shut).
Looking back at my sketches, I also seem to really love boxy trucks and vans. Here is that tree from my neighborhood painted again a couple of days ago.
It is good to be out sketching on location, even if it is just a couple of blocks from my home or from my car. I have missed it so much!
I absolutely Love these!! Thank you for posting them – Much Aloha – Joanne
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Joanne, are you in Hawaii? One day I will come paint the jacarandas there: what time of the year do they bloom?