Opuntia

IMG_20180505_105106Opuntia, watercolor, 8×6″, 2018, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger

Dozens of varieties of Opuntia are in bloom in these early May days in Arizona. I found this blossom at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. I’m inspired in this painting by the semi-transparent petals and the contrast of vermilion against aquas, greens and purples.

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