Monday, 27 June 2011


Many of the empty fields and natural areas here are full of these flowers. I had to look on Google to identify these tiny yellow ones--I knew they weren't Dandelions (that season is over). These up close look like tiny snapdragons but are very bright yellow--and you can spot them all over the wild grassy areas. Lots of HawkWeed and Black-eyed Susans.
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Friday, 24 June 2011

"He loves me, He loves me not--He Loves Me!!!"

Right now there are tons of (Wildflower) Daisies blooming along the roadsides, and the easiest thing to do is a contour drawing and watercolor it later! I wish these daisies were as prolific in our little "woods" as they are along the roadside. I guess they get loads of sun by growing out in the open among the weeds.
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Blue Flower Can

This Blue Can with a few flowers in it (next to a fence) caught my here it is. Enjoying all the colorful flowers around these days and it's the first day of Summer (wish it would last all year!)
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Saturday, 11 June 2011

Pot of Begonias

Went to Sam's Club yesterday and this pot of Begonias (with Variegated Ivy trails) called me as I walked by! Who could resist? I put them on my walkway just outside our gate. Then decided to sketch/watercolor them. Just loving all the flowers available right now.
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Wednesday, 8 June 2011

On Memorial Day Weekend, our local Newspaper published a photo of combat boots in front of a Flag--"Honoring Their Service & Sacrifice." I liked it and decided to try and draw it in my W/C Journal...This was the result. God Bless our Troops!
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Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Contour Drawing

I tried a 'contour drawing' of a couple of my plants...this means you draw with one continous line, not lifting the pen, and possibly going over a spot to get it connected. It's a quick way of drawing something that you want to sketch, but are not trying to do a 'masterpiece.'
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