Sunday, June 04, 2006

Kitchen Garden


Each season, my students design and grow plants for the kitchen garden at the Arboretum I direct. This year, I've taken some photos and am trying to use them for learning perspective and additional sketching/watercolor skills.

Here's a portion of the garden with its rows of red and green lettuce, basil and chives.

10 comments:

Sioux said...

Very good, Lin. I love the shadows and texture.

Mary Ellen said...

That you are out drawing flowers and veggies and gardens gives me encouragement to do the same in my neck of the woods. Thanks for being out there doing your thing ... grin ... those of us behind are shamelessly following your lead ... grin

Cheers!
Mary Ellen

Tami said...

Lin, this is VERY GOOD!!! Great job with the blends of colors and the shadow work! Makes me want to get in there and play!

Teri C said...

Wonderful job Lin and love that you have that garden there.

starrgirl's world said...

you direct an arboretum? Wow!! What wonderful work - and to sketch it besides! This is great and I enjoy the garden sketching immensely.

Sue said...

Lin, spending time with your DD and precious GB how wonderful! I hope you just have the BEST time soaking in your lovely family and I'm also SO glad you've found the time to post your marvelous garden w/c.

melissa w said...

What a great way to combine all of your interests!

Cin said...

Lin, wow! I am so impressed with all your watercolors, I love especially the cat face and that onion! congrats and bravo to you on your hard work in this difficult medium, I'm trying to learn too but am not as disciplined as you in my study, I need to follow your example!

Lindsay said...

What a great project and a lovely drwing to remember this year's project.

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