gouache cedar tree illustration

2018
Private Commission


When I think of thriving and not just surviving, my mind goes to the cypresses growing along the cliff sides along the California coast. They are wind blown and look like they will fall into the ocean at any moment. But instead they grow and thrive!


My client wanted this Maya Angelou quote combined with a plant illustration? But she left the rest to me. The golden words of wisdom play off this rustic tree to give a perfectly imperfect art piece

Calligraphic Maya Angelou quote artistically intwined with cedar tree illustration

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