I grew up in the country in a house with a huge wild garden surrounded by forests and fields. My parents loved to garden and grew vegetables, roses, and fruit trees. Although I learned a lot about gardening as a child, I’ve unfortunately never had a green thumb!

Now that I live in Paris, I still like to see nature around me. For my 20th birthday, my family gave me some bushes and little trees so that I could have my own miniature garden on my balcony. I kept and cherished those plants until I moved into a new place without a balcony, and then the plants went back to the countryside.

I used my memories of that little garden to paint this piece. Let’s learn how to paint a little urban garden that’s small enough to ...

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