50°F Fog Sitting before the clearing open land distant autumn trees array like wallpaper. Fog descends along with my thoughts. Something about the clearing allows the thoughts to linger. A heavy idle. As darkness falls regret whispers taunting me with should have dones. Agony makes warfare. I ask the Light for help. I whisper back … Continue reading Autumn Fog Watercolor
The wind, being an advocate for winter, wants to strip the autumn trees clean. I the observer, while appreciating the forces of nature, want to retard this process. My power? Watercolors. I cannot bribe one leaf back on a branch, but I can record this day and the brilliant colors left...even if for only a while. That's … Continue reading Autumn Winds Sketch
It's here! It's finally here, my favorite season EVER...Autumn! Good things happen in autumn. My favorites are; the blazing colors, the way the earth smells sweet from decaying leaves, cooler temperatures, and hearing leaves rustle around. I LOVE IT! Here is what I am noticing in September... Do me a favor, when you find an autumn leaf … Continue reading Autumn Tree and Leaves Sketch
Remember the pictures of the day lit moon and autumn trees? Let's paint it! Here is a sketch of our painting. I am using vine charcoal to make a rough sketch on wallis pastel paper. Don't forget the little moon! Speaking of the moon, I used some masking fluid to protect the paper underneath to … Continue reading Let’s Paint Day Lit Moon!
Oh how I love to see the moon in the daylit sky! You don't even have to wait until dark to appreciate such a sight. Here you can see the moon in between some beautiful autumn trees. Look close, can you spot it? This must be the next subject for my next painting... the moon … Continue reading I See the Moon