Monday, March 23, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Happy First Day of Spring! Though the temps have dropped (again!) and the skies are grey - the signs of spring are evident in the expanding buds, daffodils and first blooms of the forsythia.
I open my front door and the heavenly scent of Daphne odora wafts from the middle of my front property to my nose -- I swoon!
I clip a piece to sketch - and the scent beautifies my art room!
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Drawn from the brochure given to me prior to surgery. Seems my torn meniscus from 20+ years ago has completely disappeared and the bones are not only grinding together but shifting -- not fun. Surgery is scheduled for late next week so I'll be offline for a while after that. Yoga has been helping with the pain - but not enough...sigh.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015
Monday, March 09, 2015
An absolutely gorgeous day yesterday! Temperatures in the high 60s, bright sunshine, and the feeling that spring really was on its way. The parks were filled with people -- some even in shorts!
The hardy pansies, crocus and tiny daffodils made it through the coldest temperatures, ice and snow -- and such a cheerful sight for all of us!
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
We're on a real roller coaster of weather this week. After 9" of snow, ice, sleet, we had a warm up to mid 50s yesterday, melting most of the snow. Then today, back in the 30s, tomorrow -- 70!! and then snow flurries Thursday. Sure plays havoc on the joints as well as the plants!
I decided to try something a bit different - a bit more sketching and less watercolor. I love the look of that style and admire the folks here who do that so well ... I used one of my snow photos to give this a try ...