Friday, October 9, 2009

A Gift from Nature - Maree Clarkson

If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.

~Audra Foveo

"Aloe" pencil sketch and watercolour - a page from my Journal
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I did this sketch of an Aloe in my garden after I had noticed that the Blackbirds were all visiting this one, and the reason was soon apparent - it was fairly dripping with nectar! The flowers always seem to produce the most nectar just as they're getting to the end of their life-span. It's their special gift to nature.

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