Tag: Nature Sketching

Cricket Poem and Watercolor Sketch

I can’t sing. I couldn’t carry a tune if you paid me. But when something touches you so wonderfully, when you find yourself caught in a moment in nature that inspires you soooo much….you just want to belt it out! Well, luckily for you,…

Skinny Pine Sketch

Sometimes it feels good to get away….even if it is only for one day! That’s exactly what I did last Saturday. I escaped to visit a long time friend in Hebron, In. We had a slumber party and talked for hours…just like we did…

Organ-Pipe Mud Dauber Nest Sketch

To go exploring wild and free, with not one care in the world… oh I wish you can experience this and treasure it forever! That’s what I did with flip flops on, walking in the cold stream over algae covered rocks. Slow, slow, balance…

Two Headed Pine Tree Sketch – Swallow Cliff

That evening light, the glow of the setting sun, it is so wonderful that it makes anything in its path illuminate with a gentle warm radiance. “For the Lord God is a sun and shield; The Lord will give grace and glory; No good thing will He…

Sketch Class Results May 2011

Saturday we woke up to a very threatening sky. Dark and ominous. Ready to unleash buckets of rain? We didn’t know…but we took our chances anyway. And OH BOY I’m glad we did, because the rain held off right up until the end! Whooo Hoooo! Sketch…

Lake Kathrine Spring Sketch

Lake Kathrine Spring watercolor sketch Tender. Tender is the color of spring. Tender is the touch of the gentle breeze on my cheek. Tender are the babies which are born. Tender are the blossoms: pink, white, and blue.   Do you know what’s not tender…

Winter Sunset Sketch

Winter Sunset Sketch 4:20pm 17°F  icy cold wind Centennial Park As daylight quickly slips away, a golden glow desperately hangs near the horizon. Purples and blues creep in behind me, shadows start to disappear, and the night takes over. The retention pond is nearly iced-covered…

Tree Rat (Squirrel) Sketch

Now I know what you’re thinking…No, I didn’t go to the other side. I am not a squirrel lover. They are still tree rats. But this particular one didn’t dump my bird feeder, matter of fact I was in his territory, deep in the…

Autumn Tree and Leaves 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…