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Calla Lily

108 Flowers - Book 1 • 22m

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    "For years, I rejected carnation as a flower impossible to paint. In reality, it was laziness. It was also fear. Everything is beautiful in its own way. Surprise, carnation turns out to be a wonderful subject."

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