I recently tried an experiment auctioning small watercolor trees on Facebook. While worthwhile as an endeavor in itself, it was actually all in service of a larger composition, which I will put at the end of this blog post. I needed to practice, not having painted many trees previously. So “practice” became 7 sales in one week and a lot of fun! I enjoyed keeping up with the bidding every day and several people told me they enjoyed logging on to Facebook to see what the new painting was. These are the small trees in that series: