Cardinals are the main bright spot in an otherwise drab and dreary winter landscape
Egrets, Herons, Cranes and storks are often confused in folklore and real life. These long legged wading birds alternate between elegant graceful shallow water walking to awkward wing flapping squawks. The fascination with them is real. Does it matter which one is which in the world of folklore? Some stories are generalized and some are very specificContinue reading “Tuesday Birds-The Elegant Egret”
In painting daffodils and sunflowers, Yellow Ochre is the winner for the subtle variances in petals.
The Bald Eagle is a majestic symbol of strength and courage in many cultures.
The chickadees are chattering in the old pine tree. What are they up to?
The white pelicans are arriving in my part of the US on a daily basis. They will hang out here for the winter. Large numbers of them come to Kentucky Lake and Reelfoot Lakeevery year. The numbers of winter arrivals have been increasing in recent years. The white pelicans are mostly people-shy and stay well away from populatedContinue reading “Pelicans”
These swimmers are so funny with their underwater antics. Cormorants love to make people smile!
We’ll be covering 3 Steps to Beautiful Botanical Watercolor painting in this three step Zoom workshop.
The magic of hummingbirds provides for great artistic inspiration.
“Create we must, and respond to this dark hour.” Makoto Fujimura The artistic process for many can be a compulsion, striving to express an idea, a thought, a feeling bubbling up from deep inside. The expression is often not consciously mulled over before erupting into reality. How much time is spent reflecting on the purposeContinue reading “Beautifully Purposeful”