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Posts tagged ‘nature’

Nature Sketching – Being Curious

Sketching in nature is as simple as this. Sitting still long enough to observe what you see, hear, smell and feel. Being still enough that the birds and other critters decide you’re harmless and return to their usual habits.

More Trees…

The spring season has arrived, and with any luck there will more sunny days and fewer rainy ones ahead. I’ve been doing more tree sketches, and…

Forest Dreams

Last summer I took a weekend watercolor class with Angie Grainger. She has developed a very intriguing technique and I had been waiting to get into…

Holiday Greetings

A few weeks ago I decided to send a few watercolor postcard greetings, and was immediately immersed in research, design, and painting! I happened to have…

Pears & Grapes

Summer is meant to be spent outdoors, and while I don’t consider myself a plein air painter yet, I love painting from nature. During the warmer…

Ethereal Woodlands

Just having good intentions won’t ensure daily painting…yet it certainly helps. I managed to paint five out of seven days, and played with color, brushstrokes, and…