Beauty in Unveiling Watercolor

Vulnerable. There's a certain beauty in the unveiling. The wind, like a sculptor, carves here and there. Which leaves shall He choose? The ones that need it first. He knows what He's doing, to refine and to try. Don't stop the progress. Just like an autumn tree reveals its structure, its true character,  so do … Continue reading Beauty in Unveiling Watercolor

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Spears Woods Watercolor

11-21-10 (Sunday) 55°F   low clouds, rain Spears Woods Heavy clouds are so low, I can't tell where the distant tree tops end and where the sky begins. It is mild and raining. The rain makes a wonderful tap, tap, tap, sound on my rain coat which is amplified under my hood. The wet earth creates … Continue reading Spears Woods Watercolor

October Sketch Class Results

October 30th was another free sketch class at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center. A short hike took us to the location the group decided to sketch. It is of an overlook on Long John Slough. This autumn morning we had a crisp temperature of 44°F, little wind, and full sun. Along our hike we … Continue reading October Sketch Class Results

Guarding the Field Sketch

I did this quick sketch the other day after work and before night school. The three deciduous characters are my field guardians. They loyally stand in place to take account for all that enters the field. Who will be deemed worthy to sit on their shoulders? Perhaps a red-tailed hawk may, to seek the mouse … Continue reading Guarding the Field Sketch