https://youtu.be/H61lgvD4Itk It's so much fun to hike in the woods and find mushroom treasures! You never know when you'll find them or what types you'll find...that makes it exciting!! When you do find them, why not paint them? Spend a few minutes with me as I show you how to make a quick watercolor sketch … Continue reading Let’s Paint Mushroom at Work – Speed VIDEO!
I love painting mushrooms, but not eating them. I think they're beautiful and fascinating and you can never predict exactly where you will find them. It's always a surprise. Here is a collection of some I found in the last month. Chicken mushroom growing on tree trunk. This monster was huge! If I had to … Continue reading Mushroom Collection Watercolor
45°F cold rain I am wearing my rain gear with layers of clothing bundled underneath as I walk on a grassy trail laced with mud. I don't mind the mud nor do I mind the cold drizzle on my face. In a lifetime of Monday thru Friday, 9-5 numbness, the cold drizzle is a welcome. … Continue reading Fern Moss and Shelf Mushroom Watercolor
I am not making this up, folks! How ironic I was just posting what grows on the forest floor (not done with that btw), when what do you know? Nature comes to me. Yesterday I noticed a little nub in the upper corner of my bathroom...what in the world?!? Watched it closely and here is … Continue reading On the Bathroom Ceiling – Mushroom
July's sketch class was a success. We had such a wonderful artistic fellowship while discovering nature. After a short walk from the nature center, we settled in by the slough to take in the amazing view. The dead trees across the slough caught my eye, so some of us decided to paint this scene. Here … Continue reading July 2011 Sketch Class Results