It photosynthesizes throughout its green bark, as well as in it's leaves. It is gnarled and tangles within itself, making is a puzzle to follow and enjoy. This little gem grows not far from our home here is sunny Carefree, AZ.
Our Contemporary Watercolor Society gives a monthly motivation for a painting.
Last month was "FROZEN" as it was January. I just couldn't wrap my arms around the concept of COLD or ICE or SNOW. So I painted a moment in time FROZEN -- sort of like a camera sneaks in and snaps an image in the time field of life.
I wanted to experiment with round shapes, and chose birds above the earth and fish in the sea to cover the gamut of things swimming and floating in our world.