Backyard Sketches

Staying close to home, I decided to head out into the backyard for inspiration:

Peony Bush watercolor sketch

My peony bush was just about to blossom, it had big juicy round buds, ready to explode! Next to the peony bush I have two tree stumps for the birds to rest on and a shallow water dish for them to bath.

Plant Sketch watercolor

Next we have one of my favorite plants, I love the pink inside the green. Here is the original:

When practicing your art, you do not need to go far to find inspiration. Go out and have fun.


  1. Good point (not needing to go far.) Beautiful little paintings. I’m working on a sumi-e inspired piece right now, myself.

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