Tag: step by step painting

You Pick. Which one will be the next step by step painting?

Painting # 1  “Lakeside Pier” Image taken at Centennial Park in Orland Park, IL. Spring 2011. Pier and House will be shifted to the left a bit (so not to be in the center) and we’ll add leaves to the trees in front. Painting…

Let’s Paint a Great Horned Owl!

Last month at the art fair, my hubby had the chance to take a picture of a great horned owl that was being displayed by a naturalist. How beautiful and majestic! Let’s have some fun by trying something new…. We are going to paint…

Let’s Paint Storm Over Autumn Tree!

Do you remember my hike at Bullfrog Lake after an intense but brief storm? Well, one tree in particular caught my eye. It is a tree which possesses such character, that it stops you dead in your tracts. It catches you staring at it for several…

Let’s Paint a Butterfly

This post and painting is dedicated to my beloved friend and artist companion, Sharon, who was taken away too early in life today, 07-26-2010. She always encouraged me in my art adventures and was one of my best cheerleaders. Sharon also had incredible talent…

Let’s Paint a Summer Tree!

Yesterday I visited Papoose Lake in Palos Park, IL., part of Cook County’s protected Forest Preserves. I fell in love with a scene just across the lake; a water spout and an elm tree. Can you just imagine all of the peoples past, that went…

Let’s Paint Woodland Phlox!

One of my all-time favorite wildflower is the Woodland Phlox. In many photos you usually see this plant as a blue cluster, however the ones I see in the woods are purple not blue. Here is my reference photo:    Isn’t it a beauty? OK…

Let’s Paint a Hawk Feather!

While hiking I found the greatest feather ever! From tip to tip it is 13 inches…wow that’s HUGE! So let’s make a watercolor painting so we can remember this feather forever… Here is the reference photo. I had to tape the feather down because…