Month: April 2011

$30 Original Fine Art – Owl Eyes Drawing

Owl Eyes – graphite, conte, charcoal on gray paper Times are tough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t afford original fine art! I’m going to do a series of small original pieces that the everyday person can collect. Art and music seem to suffer the…

Free Watercolor Sketch Class this Saturday

Saturday April 30, 2011 9am-12pm Little Red Schoolhouse Learn how to make a quick, simple, watercolor sketch after a short hike in the woods. This is a free class! Dress for the weather. If it rains we will still hike outside but paint inside. It’s fun and not…

Blustery Day at Maple Lake Sketch

 I stopped by Maple Lake with good intentions on completing a watercolor sketch. I got as far as a pencil sketch when my white and red fingers couldn’t take it any longer….HEAT, they need heat! I grabbed my stuff and ran to the car…I’ll…

Bloodroot Watercolor Sketch

McClaughry Springs Woods Bloodroot – watercolor and micron They’re hereeeee! It’s time for some spring wildflowers boys and girls. Get excited!  It’s that fleeting time of year, when for a short time, the wildflowers pop up before the trees grow their leaves and the…

Nature Artwork Collection Video

I’m getting into the video mode again and just playing with Windows Movie Maker. Enjoy!

Let’s Paint a Female Sparrow!

Oh boy! Spring is finally here, the birds are chirping like crazy, and I can’t get enough of the very common house sparrow! Here is the beautiful Ms. Sparrow. Not the best most clearest picture…I admit, but watch how we turn a lemon into…

Stormy Spring Sketch

Last Friday I had the chance for a quick escape. I am always amazed at how quickly my mood can be uplifted, just by sitting for a few moments in nature. Anyway, the sky was heavy and the ground soaked from an afternoon passing…

Live Eagle Cam

For those out there interested, here is a link for a live eagle nest cam from Decorah, Iowa. http://www.raptorresource.org/falcon_cams/ (You will need to watch a brief advertisement before viewing) Three eggs were laid in February. As of this weekend, two of the three eaglets have…