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Front Yard Peonies | plein air painting close to home
June 11, 2009, 7:08 pm
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Front Yard Peonies, 8x10", oil on linen panel, by Jeffrey Smith

Front Yard Peonies, 8x10", oil on linen panel, by Jeffrey Smith

Front Yard Peonies
Oil on linen panel
8×10″
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This has been a strange spring in Minnesota.  Over all, it has been pretty cold.  Plants are blooming much later this year than they normally do.  That’s okay. It just means more time to enjoy the flowers of spring.  I still have peonies in the front yard that are just starting, or are yet to bloom. 

I can’t tell you how great it is to be able to stay in your own front yard while painting.  I love going out painting in the deep woods and all, but there’s a great comfort that comes from knowing that you are only steps away from anything you might need