Cute Cactus Desert Bloom
Here’s a pair of cute cacti enjoying their time to bloom in the desert. When I was growing up, my dad always had at least one cute little cactus as a houseplant. They were usually round and hairy and had funny names like ‘Herbert’ or ‘Cousin It.’ It wasn’t until we moved to Texas, where we had a little cactus garden, that I learned that they also can produce amazingly beautiful flowers.
Scroll down to see some of my drawing process.
While I was working on this, my wife fell in love with these two characters so much that I decided to surprise her with a framed print for her birthday. Here it is sitting in her office: