Sketchbook Exchange – Finishing with a Peony!

The second round of the international sketchbook exchange has finished up! This round only had 7 participants, so it went a bit faster. I had much inspiration to choose from with spring blooming all around me. However, I knew that when I went for our annual walk through the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden at peakContinue reading “Sketchbook Exchange – Finishing with a Peony!”

Spring in full swing!

It has been awhile since my last post! It seemed to take forever for spring to take hold here in Michigan, but we are in full-swing and leaning towards early summer now. I have not done nearly as much drawing as I would like, but did manage to get some more sketchbook entries done andContinue reading “Spring in full swing!”

Sketchbook Entry! Cherries and a Bird (Carolina Wren)

I launched back into the current round of sketchbook exchange in January with this spread. Winter can seem to be a difficult time of year to find drawing inspiration, but not if you look closely. There is much to see in the trees and on the ground, from twigs and branches to half-eaten walnuts andContinue reading “Sketchbook Entry! Cherries and a Bird (Carolina Wren)”