A Poppy in a Pinch

In June my friend Anita invited me to participate in a swap/exhibit put on by Art with a Heart in Altrincham, England.  The theme was “In Bloom” so I had to do something with a floral theme. So I figured, hey, why not?  Sure I hadn’t drawn or painted any flowers in a couple ofContinue reading “A Poppy in a Pinch”

Every Day in May: Day 10 – Orchid Show Drawings

(click the image to see a larger, sharper view) I skipped day nine,  but I’m back on with Day 10.  I went to my first orchid show on Sunday.  I had never been to a flower show and I wanted some new things to draw so I went. I took a few pictures to useContinue reading “Every Day in May: Day 10 – Orchid Show Drawings”

Every Day in May: Day 6 – Truck Sketch

I spotted this truck  while taking one of my walks.  I did a few quick sketches and then took a few pictures and worked on it from home.   I haven’t used my watercolor pencils in a while so I played around with them here.  I love these old trucks.   They have so much character.

Throwing In the Sponge – EDM 126

This must be the most unromantic and uninteresting subject under the sun. Well, one of them anyway. I think that is why I chose this Everyday Matters Challenge 126 – Draw a Sponge. I just needed to draw something that I didn’t care about. For a whole week I have been going around looking atContinue reading “Throwing In the Sponge – EDM 126”

Something To Be Thankful For

I’ve been gone for a while, but I’ve had a wonderful week! Birthday celebrations (mine), guests from out of town and a general sense of well-being that comes from looking in the mirror and realizing that even though I’ve grown a year old, I still don’t have any crow’s feet. YES!!! Life is good. NowContinue reading “Something To Be Thankful For”