Yesterday I visited Papoose Lake in Palos Park, IL., part of Cook County’s protected Forest Preserves. I fell in love with … More
Month: May 2010
Staying close to home, I decided to head out into the backyard for inspiration: My peony bush was just about … More
Storm Clouds and Sketch
Oh how I LOVE thunderstorms! I wait for them, I track them on radar, and welcome them with wide eyes! … More
Needing a change or maybe a challenge, I decided to try something different; graphite wash pencils and a little … More
Let’s Paint Woodland Phlox!
One of my all-time favorite wildflower is the Woodland Phlox. In many photos you usually see this plant as a blue … More
Some Paintings Don’t Make It
This morning I was all excited about the Canyon Columbine I found last Tuesday. I tried to make a pastel … More
Class at Sagawau
I’m currently studying to become a Master Naturalist in the state of Illinois, a class which takes us to various … More
Let’s Paint a Hawk Feather!
While hiking I found the greatest feather ever! From tip to tip it is 13 inches…wow that’s HUGE! So let’s … More