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Monday Morning Birds-Chickadees

Like little sprites flitting around in the trees, chickadees look like miniature fun guys. I can’t help but smile when I see them with their little black caps and collars,with snowy white scarfs around their necks like their ears are always cold. Just a… Continue Reading “Monday Morning Birds-Chickadees”

Sunflower Meanderings

“I want to be like a sunflower, so that even on darkest days I will stand tall and find sunlight.” Unknown   Sunflowers are so intriguing, so fascinating.  Why?  Like a magnet, when I hear about a field of sunflowers, the pull is so… Continue Reading “Sunflower Meanderings”

Colorful Fridays–Shady Green

  “Like emotions, colours are a reflection of life.” – Janice Glennaway (from Irene Osborne) Most greens fall into the yellow spectrum following the colors of leaves, grass and other growing things of the natural world.  These greens usually produce a nice mud color… Continue Reading “Colorful Fridays–Shady Green”

3-Part Sunflower Zoom Class

These workshops will cover 3-steps to creating beautiful, detailed botanical watercolor paintings

Pencil Games-Paint Stage-First group

Testing a number of pencils by creating drawings of calla lilies with different brands, gave me a good feel for the lightness/darkness factor of each brand as well as, amount of pressure needed with each.  While all were nice drawing pencils, some had different… Continue Reading “Pencil Games-Paint Stage-First group”

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