Julie’s Sycamore

Julies Sycamore
Originally uploaded by 730N.

The painting is finished, signed, framed and delivered to Pittsburgh. I’m pleased with it and think it was a success.

Sycamores are massive and quite beautiful. The bark is typically lighter than most trees and the leaves have a yellowish tinge.


Native Americans used Platanus occidentalis for a variety of medicinal purposes, including cold and cough remedies, as well as dietary, dermatological, gynecological, respiratory, and gastrointestinal aids (D. E. Moerman 1986).