still life paintings
Rose 1
Original Watercolor Painting
Image 9 7/8” W x 12¼” H, Frame 19” W x 25” H
Berries (aka Survival)
Original Watercolor Painting
Image 12¾” W x 13½” H, Frame 21½” W x 24½” H

This dusty berry bush was the only colorful plant surviving in the shadows of
the towering redwoods at Henry Cowell Park in the Santa Cruz mountains.

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world
you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.  John 16:33
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Orchid                                                                                              
Original Watercolor Painting
Image 30" W x 22" H, Frame 42½" W x  34½ " H
Easy Going Rose                                                                    
Original Watercolor Painting
Image 30" W x 22" H, Frame 39½" W x 31½" H
Lemon (aka Compassion)
Original Watercolor Painting   
Homage to John Arbuckle
www.johnarbuckle.com
Image 16” W x 12” H, Frame 27” W x 23½” H

The beauty of the leaf with the hole reminds me of Jesus' compassion in dying on
the cross for us.
Tangerines in Porcelain (aka Brokenness)
Original Watercolor Painting   
Homage to John Arbuckle
www.johnarbuckle.com
Image 16” W x 12” H, Frame 27” W x 23½” H  

Sometimes we have to be broken to be whole.  Only God can take the broken pieces
of our lives and make us whole.  

Psalm 34:18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are
crushed in spirit.