Banazîr the Jedi Hobbit (banazir) wrote,
Banazîr the Jedi Hobbit

Father's Mother and her paintings

Some of you might have heard me remark that my grandmother is a painter who learned to produce watercolor renderings when she was 75. She is now 90 and has an umbrella, a fan, and several framed paintings in my house.

Gran let me photograph some of her work, so I thought I would share it with you.

The fan on my mantelpiece, painted c. 1993:

A fan at my grandmother's house in Ames, IA:

A watercolor on my her wall:

Me with my Nai-Nai in October, 2003:

Someday I need to give watercolor another try, but as with istari_ala, nobody told us at the time that it was an especially difficult medium.
Thanks to jereeza for clueing1 us in on this.

1 I keep typing variants of cthulhu-ing here. Yeah, it's late.


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