Tag: nature sketch

Crawdad Slough Sketch

I didn’t have much time today so I made a quick stop at Crawdad Slough, just to find something to sketch from inside my car in the parking lot. It sure didn’t take long before my focus centered upon a tree full of character. I…

Snow Flurry Sketch

Not feeling well, but desperately wanting to sketch, I stopped by Lake Katherine to do a quick one while sitting in my car.  The snow was falling at different rates; sometimes slow and then all of a sudden quick and hurried, just to return to a…

Let’s Paint Some Acorns!

Do you know that nature never ceases to amaze me? How often I hike, how often I notice things around me and it seems that I always discover something new…something different. I hope I never run out of things to discover. I hope I never learn everything. I…

Jack in the Pulpit Sketch

Happy Earth Day! My gift to you? A Jack in the Pulpit sketch… I live in the Midwest which is not a very exotic place, but this plant, although native, is very exotic to me. I love the shape and the stripes it possesses….

Oh the Blessings of Spring Sketch

The redbuds flaunt above, While the bluebells boast below. As if a competition, a race to allure the viewer… I the observer, I reap the benefits. Standing in awe, with nothing to match, I am swiftly humbled. C. Kane Today, I had the opportunity to…

Good Morning Hawk

Hot Dog!! I knew today was going to be a good day when as soon as I stepped out the door, I saw a hawk in my tree. Slowly I reached for my camera to get a good shot but scared him anyway and…