Friday, November 27, 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020

Nest 1 - Hummingbird Nest

Bird Nest #1 - From a class with Jean MacKay ... Hummingbird Nest


Thursday, November 19, 2020

Journal - Persimmons

Journal - Hachiya Persimmons - We have been most fortunate this year to find Fuyu persimmons ---! I LOVE that variety - they are sweet without needing to soften -- and I can eat them like an apple. But the Hachiya -- and other varieties like them, -- require softening before they are edible without leaving your tongue with a blanketlike feeling and a mouth puckered like a prune! Still, the Hachiya are the persimmons my mother loved and we had them each Thanksgiving and Christmas -- so I bought 4 for the holiday -- and HOPE they are ripe enough next week to eat. (Yes, spelling wrong on my journal page -- lol)


Monday, November 16, 2020

Journal - Mushrooms

Journal - After the Rain - Mushrooms. With all the rain we've had, the mushrooms in our sideyard are have a heyday .... Here are a few...


Saturday, November 07, 2020

Journal - Rose Hips - Splash and Splatter and more

Journal - A mixed media work of splash and splatter, acrylic paint, permanent ink and watercolor -- Rose Hips


Friday, November 06, 2020

Journal - Vereen Park, Little River, SC

Journal - Took a much needed break from politics, motorhome repairs, and the general malaise of Covid to take a lovely walk along the boardwalk of Vereen Park, Little River, SC. Calming, peaceful, quiet, lulled by the sunshine, warm weather, birdsong, watery fields of golden spartina, reflections on the water, oyster wishes on the wishing tree, the rich green of a maritime forest .... such a welcome pause.


Monday, November 02, 2020

Journal - November Woods

Journal - November Woods - a quick watercolor of late fall using Krylon webbing spray. (For questions using this method, I'll refer you to Rae Andrew's new class -


Sunday, November 01, 2020

Journal - Splash and Splatter - A softer Approach to Fall Leaves

Journal - A soft Approach to Fall's Leaves - Splash and Splatter -- Here on the coast of North Carolina, our leaves are 'just' adding color (unlike those we saw in our travels) - so to honor the 'quieter' colors we have right now, I did a soft approach to our leaf color change ....