Still Life at Market

My mother used to set up a “still life” for drawing¬†practice. She was the first in a series of many teachers who taught me the basics of composition and the dynamic relationship¬†between shape, color and light. A “still life” is something like a booth at a trade show. A static representation of life.
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Heavenly Hostas

In the world of flowers and colors hostas do well as a faithful border plant, returning each spring and spreading as required, blooming innocuously in the shade. Nothing much to write home about. Then I discovered the hosta plant that I feature on several Paola Pillows and
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