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Miniature painting by Chery Cratty titled Golden Raintrees.

Liquid Gold Dripping from the Trees…

Well, it sure looked like it.
The day my Aunt visited the Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver, these glorious Golden Raintrees
were in full bloom.
Sunlight splashed the walkways and dappled the pale blue and purple flowers, creating perfect
counterpoints of complementary colors.
Working from her photo, I created this Tiny Vista – a miniature scene of a moment in time.
The Gardens are a wonderful place to enjoy Nature; I’d love to go sometime – have you been
In the meantime, I’ve also created many other mini landscapes that you might enjoy; they’re
available at