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The story behind Bluebirds and Purple Coneflower

Bluebirds and Purple Coneflower has been released, so I'd like to give you some background on the piece. If you have any questions about the painting after you've read through this post, please leave a comment below. Bluebirds and Purple Coneflower by Larry Zach (c) 2008 I've been wanting to do a bluebird piece for a long time, but I was only recently able to finally gather all the reference material I needed to create a strong painting design.I was raised on a farm in eastern Iowa between the town of Swisher and the eastern-most colony of the Amana Colonies appropriately called, East Amana. The farm included some rich Iowa River bottom ground and nearby hills and valleys with a mosaic of...

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