Category Archives: watercolor

Reynolda Gardens Meadow- Community Day

September 25th, 2016 was the official unveiling of a series of educational signs that I designed for the Reynolda Gardens Meadow.  The four signs are featured below:  introduction, birds, plants, and pollinators.  Go see them on display in the meadow!  … Continue reading

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Greenhill Gallery Open Review

Recent work, simply described as:  botanical, observational, and biographical.  There are 13 images that were created together and are connected by more than their proximity of creation date.  There’s a narrative based on the following passage: The grass withers, the … Continue reading

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Beach Scenes in watercolor

The summer of 2o14, I was able to go to the beach two times. On the first trip, I was afforded the opportunity to stay in a friend’s home that was on the sound side.  There at the doorstep was … Continue reading

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Entomology- Apis Mellifera, HoneyBee, Drone

References: Beekeeping basics, PennState Extension, 2007 First Lesson in Beekeeping, Dadant & Sons Inc., 1980 Insectopedia, Hugh Raffles, 2010 In the social order of honeybee hives, drones are the males.  They are in the minority, only a few hundred drones … Continue reading

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Give Credit, Where Credit is Due

Over the past few years, the gardens of our neighborhood have been getting my attention. Conversations with my neighbors have spurred me to reconsider the garden and its role in our culture. Those gardeners have been so generous with their … Continue reading

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Handmade Valentines

  In the third session of the intermediate watercolor class, we discussed the presence of the artist’s hand in their work. The handprint image listed below is from the Chauvet Cave in Southern France. It is considered to be the … Continue reading

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