Merch Maker

What a spring and summer it’s been! One of many highlights include a long, long solo road trip to see my first California native wildflower superbloom. With the outstanding rain and snow year we had last winter after 5 years of drought, starting in mid-February, all my native plant geeky people kept raving about the … More Merch Maker

Day 25: Sleepy Bee

Yeah, I skipped a day yesterday. And tonight, I just wasn’t feelin’ a chicken painting. But to keep my practice going, I decided a bee would be fine subject for a quick, 30-minute study. That’s about all the energy I have for tonight. This 30-day painting gig has me not getting enough sleep. I captured … More Day 25: Sleepy Bee

Day 11: Downingia

Nine months out of the year on 2nd Wednesdays, I volunteer to set up the hospitality snacks and beverages at our Sacramento Valley chapter of the California Native Plant Society. This month’s talk was about vernal pool ecology. In keeping with the theme of our talk, tonight I did a quick ink and watercolor sketch of … More Day 11: Downingia