A Varied Journey


Sketching captures my thoughts and experiences then saves them for later reflection while enhancing the moment itself. Though I do have journals, it is clear that the traditional practice of faithfully recording the day’s events eludes me. Random thoughts get recorded, a memorable meal or person, yet spontaneous rather than intentional. Perusing my sketches over…

theTravelsketcher this week – 5 February 2021


This week Kris at Nature Together and I put a combination workshop – book group together starting at the end of February. We will be reading Nature Obscura by Kelly Brenner and then doing sketches inspired from the book. We will have three Zoom meetings, then finish off with an outdoor workshop. There is still…

Nature Sketching vs. Botanical Illustrations,o


Elisa is a friend of mine, the daughter-in-law of my friend Tim. She is one of those artists whose work leaves me speechless. Elisa does botanical illustrations, a specific form of art not for the weak of heart. Botanical Illustrations must be scientifically accurate in all ways, color, proportions, and details. They are often artistic,…

A painting of hope


There are dark skies these days, it is in times like these that the light is brighter and the flowers most appreciated, I cling to that. This is an acrylic on a 9×12 canvas, prints available.

It’s spring


It’s spring and a young (old) man’s fancy turns to cherry trees! Acrylic on 12×14″ canvas