Sketchbook Exchange Update – Drawing #6!

Over the holidays, I saw a beautiful helleborus plant and decided to bring it home. Despite being called the Christmas Rose or Lenten Rose, hellebores are not closely related to the rose family. Instead, they are an evergreen perennial flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae. This particular plant had beautiful, creamy white blossoms with aContinue reading “Sketchbook Exchange Update – Drawing #6!”

Back to Drawing! Powder Puff Tree (Calliandra haematocephala)

Happy New Year, all! We have had a bit of an extended winter/holiday break from school since the polar vortex arrived here in Michigan. However, things are starting to thaw out and we will be back on schedule soon.One bonus of the extra time was having the opportunity to get back into drawing after theContinue reading “Back to Drawing! Powder Puff Tree (Calliandra haematocephala)”

A little slice of heaven…

So we are having what is probably the last warm-up in weather until spring here in Michigan. Temps are mid-70s, sun is shining and there is a beautiful breeze going through the house. With the threat of rain tomorrow and a high of 52, I wanted to take full advantage! With my 3-year-old at homeContinue reading “A little slice of heaven…”