Tag: spring

Let’s Paint a Prairie Trillium Spring Wildflower!

Spring ephemeral (lasing a short time) wildflowers are making their appearance on the forest floor as we speak! But you must seek them out now, for soon the leaves on the trees will be fully developed and the shade wont support them. This video…

The Song of Spring Watercolor

To enjoy the song of spring, it cannot be played on an iPhone or any other artificial electronic device. That would be an insult to your ears. To see a male rose-breasted grosbeak look you in the eye and hear him bicker at you…

The Bridge – Watercolor

62°F and very breezy. Somehow you don’t mind the wind when it’s mild, even if strong. I could sit here for hours. After only a few minutes, to my surprise, a flock of ducks descend on the water. But these are no common mallards….

String of Diamonds Watercolor

Did you ever hear someone groan when it started to rain? “Oh MAN!” They might sigh, “Why does it have to rain? It messes up my day. I hate rain.” Oh, but the beauty! So gentle, so rare…..if you look for it. See past…

Robin’s Miracle Watercolor Sketch

Amazing work, that’s done by hand less wonders. So graceful the bed which to incubate life. I’m in awe. This nest was built on my friend’s gutter right by her front door. She has a mirror that looks like a dentist’s tool, which she…

Soft Spring and Lonely Bench Watercolor

Wouldn’t you like to sit for a bit? Actually, I would like to sit for a while. But a storm is brewing, traveling at its storm speed. So sitting will have to wait, lonely bench. I’ll come back to you. I know where you…

Struggling Spring Sketch

Spring 2014 A struggle to wiggle free from winter’s grasp As any warm day is promptly choked And spring relents, refusing to quarrel Aloof in reverie… Are not the wildflowers underground awaiting? Awake spring for good! Gather your strength. Attack with your might. Alleviate…