I would say that springtime in the Chicagoland area has been phenomenal this year. Around here, we usually go from winter directly into summer. Or spring teases us with a few nice days, then we’re bombarded with humid, hot weather. Not so for 2021.… Continue Reading “Spring Sketch at Willoway Brook -watercolor and video”
(Quick 6 minute speed demo) Queen Anne’s Lace is my favorite weed. When I was a child, I grew up next to an empty lot in the city and in the summer time the field was dressed in lace. Tall laced flowers dancing in… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint a Field of Queens VIDEO”
Last June I went to Christ in the Wilderness for a 4 day retreat. Every time I visit, I’m rewarded with beautiful solitude, majestic nature, the ability to think and pray. It is like a spiritual renewal or refreshing. God works in mysterious ways… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint a Birdhouse on Wire Fence Speed Demo VIDEO”
After many months of technical difficulties with my camera and such, I am FINALLY pleased to present this video series of Waterfall Glen. This was taken last August and will help you with your summertime watercolor sketches, dealing with that ever dreaded subject of… Continue Reading “Step by Step VIDEO Waterfall Glen Watercolor Sketch”
The American Goldfinch is a happy bird. Or should I say, the one who admires the goldfinch is the happy one? Maybe a little of both. I have a thistle feeder in my backyard, far enough away from any other feeder (goldfinches like their… Continue Reading “American Goldfinch Painting and Video”
I’m getting into the video mode again and just playing with Windows Movie Maker. Enjoy!