Tobacco Buyers and Tobacco Bale
Shown: Parts of Nicotiana tabacum, the tobacco plant
Geologic period: Modern
Cultivation of tobacco often produces three types of leaves on the tobacco plant: Bottom leaves which may be large but which receive less sun; middle leaves which are usually the largest and which are typically milder in flavor; and the top leaves which are the smallest but which also receive the most sunlight, producing the most nicotine and the strongest flavor.
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In addition to the time she spends painting, Karen finds time now and again to serve as a guest speaker, lecturer and instructor to museum groups, professional organizations, schools and universities. She has also presented master classes in art and digital painting at universities in the U.S.
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Originally trained in the classical techniques of illustration and painting, Karen frequently speaks on the transition to a digital world, and on the challenges and benefits this transition poses for artists, clients and viewers. She conducts professional seminars on painting, illustration and digital image creation, and also offers specific programs tailored to the needs of professional groups or classroom instructors.
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