A few years ago we were in Florida. It rained and rained and rained. I would sit on my patio and watch the rain on the bougainvillea. I thought it was beautiful. I decided to paint this in watercolor on gesso, because the paint would move a little and have a somewhat different look. I gave it my best shot. Since then, this painting has been sold to someone who moved out of the state of Florida and missed their bougainvillea!