Tag: step by step painting

Let’s Paint the Harvest Moon Kitty!

I’m so excited for autumn (my favorite season), that this next painting came right out of my head. OK, this one is easy for everyone, I promise! You can do this watercolor painting, no problem,  just in time for the harvest too… Step 1:…

Let’s Paint Storm Over Orland Grasslands!

Do you remember a few days ago when I caught an awesome picture of a passing storm over the Orland Grasslands? Well, because I love it so much and because I want to save that moment forever…Let’s have fun by painting it! Here is…

Let’s Paint a Phoebe Nest with Babies!

Before we begin, let me show you what else I found in the Teason Woods, part of Chicago’s  Cook County Forest Preserves. Starting on the yellow trail heading west, I immediately encountered a scarlet tanager: here is another view: Isn’t he sooooo beautiful? I…

Let’s Paint the Crocus!

Oh Boy! Last fall I decided not to be lazy and plant some bulbs and my work just payed off… Ohhh, ahhhh!  I planted a variety of 12 bulbs; yellow, white, and purple. They make me so happy. It was such a relief to…

Let’s Paint Orland Grassland Prairie!

Oh Boy! Let’s paint that sunset we saw at the Orland Grasslands a few days ago! Here we go: Here is my easel set up. I have my photo attached to the easel so it is easy to view as I am painting and…

Let’s Paint Misty Maine!

One of my favorite blogs in the bloggie world is The Ohio Nature Blog by Tom Arbour. Tom (who is a fantastic photographer) was in Maine for Thanksgiving and took this awesome picture: You can read his post about this day by clicking here….

Let’s Paint the Cooper’s Hawk!

Obsessed with the hawk every minute of the day since he stopped by for a visit, I just had to make a painting…so let’s go! Step 1: I never sketch out my painting on a separate piece of paper, but  just sketch it right…