Tag: sketching nature

Hike and Sketch at Bullfrog Lake

12-26-10 33°F  cloudy, breeze orange and red trail Hiking today seems like a workout, for I am wearing regular hiking boots and not snow shoes. There are several inches of snow on the ground. I love to hear the “crunch, crunch, crunch” sound with…

Free Sketch Class Saturday

Just a friendly reminder that this Saturday is another free watercolor sketch class at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center in Willow Springs, IL. We will meet in front of the schoolhouse at 9AM, rain or shine (if it rains, we will sketch inside)….

Obedient Plant Sketch

Last week while hiking I stumbled upon obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana), in a small field near water. This is the time of year to spot them, beginning bloom is late summer. Why is it named, “obedient?” Obedient refers to the fact that if you take the…