I should mention that artists are limited to our gated community, not the town. Having little artistic talent myself, I have such great admiration for painters and potters. I always look forward to "Art in the Park."
[You may want to click on the pictures to enlarge them for detail.]
Gourd art is very popular around here. Perhaps it is because the climate is perfect for growing these large gourds.
One of the artists displays on easels in the grass. She wisely selected a shaded spot.
Some of the paintings are oil and many are watercolor.
Most depict local scenery and points of interest.
More gourd art. The giraffe is made from two gourds...the crooked-neck for the body and a smaller one for the head.