The last week of rain has made site visits to Redlands a little difficult if not impossible. With local flooding and constant days of rain, I have had some quality time to focus on painting works for my upcoming exhibition at Redland Art Gallery. I am making a series of small canvases inspired by the silhouettes of plants I have observed in various conservation areas in Redlands. There are often connections associated with these plants and how they fit into a local ecology. I hope to make a large collection of works that together can be read as a landscape of connected species.