The most beautiful

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I  love the buds of deciduous trees. This belongs to a horse chestnut.

Those trees are rare up here in central Finland. This tiny seedling is a present from a friend. It has already survived two winters.

 

More watercolor experiments

 

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Today I have tried a new liquid: ox gall solution. When a few drops are added to water, the pigments flow even more freely on the paper. The upper image is painted on rough watercolorpaper, the lower on smooth one.