The datura is one of my favorite plants. The huge white flowers open at night and have a wonderful fragrance. The bushes grow very tall, especially in warm climates. I painted this picture for a client who saw datura growing way over her head on a trip to New Orleans.
This is a painting of the oldest house in Pittsboro. It's locally known as the "Yellow House" and it was built in 1787 by Patrick St. Lawrence. I painted it for a show at our Arts Council gallery called Chatham county history. It is 20 x 24 inches, painted with acrylics on stretched canvas.