Category: God

Oak Collection Watercolor

11-3-13 51°F Sunny From the parking lot I take the black trail. I increase the pace of my steps to a quick speed, anxious to place a pillow over the noise from the highway and suffocate it. Even the quiet doesn’t greet me with… Continue Reading “Oak Collection Watercolor”

Help in Troubled Times -Free Download- Doing Good

FREE. Freeeeeeeee. This artwork is FREE!!!! Wow! I haven’t done one of these in OVER a year! I think I’m sleeping at the wheel.  😮 Anyway, I give you this artwork for encouragement and something to pass along. free artwork doing good  <— save the… Continue Reading “Help in Troubled Times -Free Download- Doing Good”

Blessings and Fears at Bullfrog Lake

Clouds are rolling in from the northwest. Diffused sunlight still sparkles and dances on top of Bullfrog Lake, despite all of the clouds. It is a pleasant and cool breeze which brushes up against my skin and refreshes me. The same breeze that plays music in between… Continue Reading “Blessings and Fears at Bullfrog Lake”

Isle a la Cache Watercolor Sketch

7-4-13  journal entry: The factory plant hums in the background. Intermittent fire crackers go off in the distance, but I can tune them all out. The warbler has my undivided attention. My ears follow in his melody. I scan the land, my eyes transfixed… Continue Reading “Isle a la Cache Watercolor Sketch”

Of Pain and Pleasure Sketch

Bittersweet. The definition: Of pain and pleasure. For how can we know pleasure without knowing what pain is? We can’t. How we wish we could eliminate the pain…but it is impossible. We must accept it and it does make us stronger. Anyway, last Sunday… Continue Reading “Of Pain and Pleasure Sketch”

Swallow Cliff South Sketch

Just as I started this sketch, an elderly couple sat at the picnic table to enjoy the surroundings of Swallow Cliff South. Talking to each other and occasionally smiling, my heart became tender. Tears started to well, but I kept my big girl pants… Continue Reading “Swallow Cliff South Sketch”

The Sketch I Had to Make

Horsetail Lake Well friends, without going through all the details, I have to say I’ve been going through some really tough personal issues. I found myself slipping down a slippery drain of depression and the inability to do the things I love. Sometimes to break… Continue Reading “The Sketch I Had to Make”

Help in Troubled Times -Free Download- Strength

There once was I time when I thought I had things figured out… “If I just put my mind to it and work really, really, really hard,” I said, “I’ll make ____ successful.” Whether my “blank” was family, school, career, or finances, I thought I was in control and… Continue Reading “Help in Troubled Times -Free Download- Strength”

St. Francis Woods Sketch

Being a hectic weekend, I couldn’t get out, so these sketches are from photos of last weekend at St. Francis Woods. St. Francis Woods is a peaceful place which holds a retirement building for nuns. A highlight of the grounds is a wooded lot… Continue Reading “St. Francis Woods Sketch”

Glitter Falling Snow watercolor sketch

As the sun peeks out from the clouds, the snow is transformed into glitter. Glitter, literally. It is falling soft and slow, straight down for there is no wind. A calm hush prevails. It is a very holy moment. As I sketch this scene from… Continue Reading “Glitter Falling Snow watercolor sketch”