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Trees replaced

Posted by ddrees on August 9, 2009

I inadvertently discarded this post from last August. So here it is back again unchanged except for order in time.

Trees and leaves are among my favorite image subjects. Trees loom large in my legend as well as on their own accord.  I just uploaded thirty tree art pictures to Flickr and I have more to add. (tree art set) I have tons of tree photos as well. Often on our trips (my husband Dana Fisher and me) we seek out famous trees to photograph. I have photos of some that are no longer with us, like the Liberty Tree in Annapolis. We are long time tree huggers and planters. Some of the trees we have planted have reached great heights. The tree photo set will take some time organizing.

The Beech tree in this watercolor is on the grounds at Hampton Mansion. We first spied it while scouting sites to take my summer landscape class years ago. I was delighted when my favorite all time colleague at CCBC, Ray Quigley, no longer with us, bought it. I like to think of it giving him pleasure.

Beech Tree, 3,2,1 other ©D Drees 1987

Beech Tree, 3,2,1 other ©D Drees 1987

This Beech tree and Yew are in back of the Hilton Mansion at CCBC Catonsville. I started a few offspring from blowbys of that yew but they are very slow growing. But what a great Yew it is.

Beech Tree and Yew © D Drees 1989

Beech Tree and Yew © D Drees 1989

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