This juniper was purchased two years ago. The apex was originally a heavy branch that extended out to the right. With the help of Kathy Shaner we wired that branch up with a twist to create a new dramatic apex. I am still working on creating foliage at the new apex and will work on
Watercolor 15 x 19 This painting is nearly done. I have been asked about its composition or why I chose to paint this subject. While visiting the Dickens Fair in San Francisco I came upon a shop window that was very intriguing. This painting composition is based on a photograph taken of the shop window.
Update 4/25/13: Growing season has begun and I have already had to pinch back 3/4 of the length of each new leaf set. Trees are growing fast. I will be updating pictures very soon. Update 1/2013 Today we look at the winter condition of this redwood. It has been under development now for 3 years.
Welcome. Here we will explore the development of Bonsai through the years of styling. We will also see watercolor paintings develop and view some creative photography from my many travels.