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This lesson focuses on characteristics with compositional examples as well as the instructional aid.
One look at the impressive Chinese Magnolia is enough to perceive it’s tough but very lady-like fiber. It’s the kind of fiber that trees are made of, but it is also the kind of fiber that makes for enduring character and beauty that goes deeper than the surface.
To see the Chinese Magnolia is to see the ‘Floral Glory of Forever’. To paint, to depict and interpret this magnificent ‘Floral Glory’ is a sublime experience. For this Magnolia is susceptible to receiving every grace and favor of nature, and humankind, and of Heaven too.