Tag Archives: Arizona

Mesquite Tree in the Kofas

I started this sketch last week when we were camping in the Kofa Wildlife Refuge in Arizona. I noticed how the evening light lit up a mesquite tree and the mountain behind it, and I hurried to capture it in … Continue reading

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Five Days on the North Rim

We camped on the edge of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim, not in the park, but along the Rainbow Trail in Kaibab Forest. If you look closely at this painting, you can see our two campers, my husband, sister, and … Continue reading

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Tree by a Fence

The oak trees in the mountains near Prescott have rich colors and great spreading limbs.

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People and Horses

We are camping in the Arizona Mountains, and even though we are at 6,000 feet elevation, we were glad for shade by late morning. When horses came by, hoping for apples, I noticed what a great composition they made behind … Continue reading

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From a Rooftop Near Yuma

I left Phoenix and drove across the desert today, stopping near Yuma to visit my friend from college. It was getting dark when we went up on her rooftop to watch the sun drop below view. It was so gorgeous … Continue reading

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Phoenix’s Best Season is Spring

Yesterday morning I sat in my sister’s yard and worked at capturing the lushness of her plants and the eagerness of the birds at the feeders. Some people think of Phoenix as an arid and barren place and when I … Continue reading

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After the Party

My sister hosted a baby shower today for our nearly arrived grand nephew. Her house and garden were gorgeous and it was so much fun to visit with everyone. Afterwards we sat on the patio and talked about it while … Continue reading

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