another take on eucalyptus


I made this quick water color sketch of a very old eucalyptus in the panhandle of Golden Gate Park a couple of years ago.  The bark is amazing;  so hard to capture all the nuances of color and pattern.  And those twisting branches.  I’ll keep trying.


About fromthethicket

I'm a landscape historian and professor emeritus of landscape architecture, UC Davis. I live in San Francisco.
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4 Responses to another take on eucalyptus

  1. fototaker says:

    Gorgeous as always. you may feel to not have gotten all the tiny shadows, color and bark textures, but you got a lot of beauty! thanks for sharing your world!!

  2. Lauren says:

    I too love the bark of the eucalyptus. So you have company.

  3. says:

    Me too. We also have the Madrone trees doing the interesting bark quietly.

  4. Dee Seligman says:

    I hope your work helps others to see the beauty of eucalyptus.

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