Category Archives: Museumsketches

Fish of the Reef !

Sketching at the National Museum of Natural History- Day 20/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth A trip to D.C. always entails a quick stop at a museum or two on the way back, and this time I had an hour to spare and decided … Continue reading

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đź”™Back from a short break đź’¤

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better – Albert EinsteinOne of my all time favorite quotes!  Sometimes I just need to take a break from things to quiet the mind and focus 🔬on other stuff. So … Continue reading

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Tropical Patterns 

Day 8/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth Today’s post is about Patterns. At the US Botanic Gardens the tropical plants all around were luscious and very green. Only a few had blooms on them, but that didn’t really matter because the leaves were … Continue reading

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Bijin ĹŤkubi-e – Utamaro

Day7/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth.  Another sketch at the Sackler gallery of ‘Inventing Utamaro’ exhibit. I’m really loving this artist’s ability to portray the image of women with sensitivity and a certain vulnerability. Each one of his okubi-e paintings is different and … Continue reading

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Chagall – a small panel of America Windows 

Day 6/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth  Paying homage to Marc Chagall – who was born on this day (well yesterday actually, but my site was acting up and it didn’t get posted on time for some reason!!!)  The brilliant stained glass windows – … Continue reading

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Fireworks on the National Mall 

Day 5/31 – #WorldWatecolorMonth DC put on a spectacular show at the National Mall last night. Fear of thunderstorms had the fate of the fireworks in doubt, but we lucked out and the storm and rain held out long enough … Continue reading

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Circus Tent – Red,White and #YInMnBlue !

Day4/31 – #WorldWstercolorMonth This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the theme is Circus Arts. The Festival brings the rich history, mystique and diversity of American circus arts to life on the National Mall. There … Continue reading

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