Art in the Park

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Greer Park has a magic pom pom bush.

Today between errands, I dipped myself in sunblock and went out on a D.A.* to Greer Park in Youngtown. It’s a tiny neighborhood park with a great little cactus garden. I brought my pencils along and did some sketching. greer drawing

There’s a probably apocryphal story that a great landscape artist was having trouble with a project, and said, “It’s the same old story. What to do with the greens.”

Preach. But, I keep trying.

*A Dorothy Adventure, as in exploring your backyard

 

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Somewhere in the big cactus on the right, the world’s smallest song bird — a wren, perhaps? — is flitting about collecting seeds, or maybe gnats.

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