Watercolor Artist

THE Trees of Life

Downstairs from Tom Young’s home-based painting studio is the other place where the artist spends significant time: his “bonsai room.” There he keeps about 20 of the potted ornamental trees, the largest being no taller than 2 feet. “I move back and forth between my Japanese gardening and working on my art,” Young says, “and I see quite a connection between the two.”

A Growing Hobby

Young travels a good distance from his home in Regina, Saskatchewan, to reach the more rugged scenery portrayed in his art. “It’s about a 7-hour drive,” he says, “to get to

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