Tag Archives: #YInMnBlue

Santa Barbara

With the Santa Ynez Mountains as a dramatic backdrop on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other Santa Barbara is a sketchers paradise. Everywhere you look there’s a sketching opportunity. Even on a short short trip I got … Continue reading

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YInMnBlue in Totality

YInMnBlue in Totality,  or is it Totality in YInMnBlue….as viewed from our backyard.  

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Blue Mountains

Continuing with sketches from a few weeks ago, the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania. It’s a befitting name for these mountain ranges in western Pennsylvania, for as far as the eye can see is all shades of blue and the distant … Continue reading

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The Sculptures at the main fountain

Day #29/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth Taking a break from nature and looking closely at man made stuff – the restored Italian Limestone sculptures at the main fountain gardens. I’ve sketched some of these when they were crumbling and patinad from years of … Continue reading

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Catching Butterflies

Well figuratively… Day 27& 28/31 #WorldWatercolorMonthThe meadows are filled with life, birds, bees, butterflies, and rabbits of course! They’re everywhere, enjoying the fruits and flowers and seeds of the land around them.  I’m spending more time these days seeing, really … Continue reading

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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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Wildflowers on the Meadows

Im still awaiting the arrival of the Monarchs, the Swallowtails, the Orange Sulfurs, Cabbage Whites, and the list goes on and on… Each year we see more species of butterflies on the Meadows Gardens at Longwood. As the meadow matures … Continue reading

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