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Dendrobium Orchid Buds

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Dendrobium Orchid Buds Oil Painting

Daily Painting #247 – Dendrobium Orchid Buds
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
Private Collection

I waited for this orchid to flower for a long time. I think it was over a year ago when it last bloomed. I was really excited when I saw the buds growing. Today, all three buds have fully opened — it’s really wonderful to see its deep purple flowers again!

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