The setting for this painting is the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond, Virginia. This was in early May, and the crepe myrtles were just starting to leaf out. It rained and misted all day, but we still enjoyed the gardens.
This painting was a Christmas gift to my grandmother. Mawmaw was very proud of her family and poured a lot of love into each of us. In her later years she took up painting, mostly acrylic landscapes, and she loved folk art. I thought she would enjoy a picture like this, and she did. Continue reading “Mawmaw’s Family”