Saturday, November 13, 2010
illustration friday (burning)
A branch of the shrub known as "Burning Bush" (aka Winged Euonymus or Spindle Tree): Euonymus alata "Compactus." Though unremarkable for most of the year, when Autumn comes, it appears as if it has burst into flames.
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Isn't that an amazing plant? I'd never seen one until I went to Missouri. Glad that Japan has the pleasure as well.ReplyDelete
Thanks for your comment about my IF/Burning effort.
great take on the prompt - nicely doneReplyDelete
A excellent take on the promt and a wonderful painting. Had a look at the plant online gosh it really does turn a vibarent red bet its amazining when the are a group together.ReplyDelete
I had no idea there was an actual plant named burning bush. it looks rather like mistletoe?ReplyDelete
I love those bushes! Great take on the prompt and lovely illustration.ReplyDelete
I love those bushes! We have a few around here. They are very beautiful as is your rendering of the branch. Nice work DebbieReplyDelete
My mother is allergic, but keeps these in her yard because they are so lovely! Well done.ReplyDelete
Oh, this makes for a lovely etegami!ReplyDelete
I hope I get to paint today. I'm stuck on the prompt but I do love a challenge!
The Burning Bush is really amazing!ReplyDelete
I don't know so much about plants but this got my attention..
Oh, this is very seasonable and very Japanese feeling with it! Beautiful!!ReplyDelete
That is beautiful. I love the plant!ReplyDelete
This was a tough prompt and I love your solution!
wow burning leaves!! they are bright red! beautifulReplyDelete
I remember first seeing one of these bushes in New York. They really do "burn". Wonderfully appropriate and very nicely done. I'd never heard of etegami before visiting here and I love it!ReplyDelete
Thanks for visiting my blog and for your comments.
Beautifully done, Debbie!ReplyDelete
very nicely done and original idea!!ReplyDelete