Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Cactus Postcard

“The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.”
– Bernard Baruch

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2011

Cactus Postcard – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor

This was a little quickie I did from Crispur2005′s WetCanvas photos.  She really had some wonderful references and I had a great time!  :)

About Bernard Baruch

The American financier and unofficial presidential adviser Bernard Baruch was known as the “Park Bench Statesman” for his penchant for taking meetings on park benches. He was born in 1870 in South Carolina. By the time he was 30, he had become a millionaire. During World War I, Woodrow Wilson asked Baruch’s advice on economic issues, which began a long-term relationship with the White House. He refused to become Treasury Secretary in FDR’s cabinet, preferring his unofficial role. He died in 1965.

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