Newest Work Spring Orchard 20W x 16H

Wandering thru the spring orchards in California's Central Valley inspired this blossom filled 16x20 Original Watercolor Painting titled "Spring Orchard". The soft breeze gently blowing around the blossom petals created a mesmerizing scene of colorful blossoms against the bright blue sky.

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San Francisco Society of Fine Arts Show
May 25, 2017, 10:00 am
to May 25, 2017, 5:00 pm
Corner of Post and Powell Streets San Francisco, CA
Fine Arts show in San Francisco's Union Square across from the St Francis Hotel in the hea


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