Warm, bright, space where I create
Welcome friends, neighbors!
Art Prescription: Today was a cold, wet, rainy day! And my friends and neighbors still came out to celebrate my open studio with me. Thanks y’all!! For those of you who live a little far off…
Farm entrance, dogwood
Cockle-berry takes hitch-hike
Horses in the woods.
Art Prescription: Both of us in need of clearing our minds, my friend and I. I went and led Finn out of the woods, rode a bit. Then we both took in the calm that is the farm, to clear our heads and sketch!
Steady, meadow edge
Clip, clop easy gait. Black crows
Art Prescription: Me, a horse, and a wildflower meadow. Slow ride in the country.
Wild irises grow
On the edge of country pond
Baby ducks waddle.
Art Prescription: An evening walk around our neighborhood pond…relaxing. And I see a duck with 10 ducklings trailing behind her. I hope to get some sketches of this fowl family. For now, the purple wild irises hold my attention. Pen and ink in sketchbook.
The lamb must be lost
Tiny wild blue hyacinths
Charm the lion’s roar.
Art Prescription: Hiked Merritt’s Pasteur today, a walk along a river that loops up and over a meadow. Saw lots of wildflowers and goldfinches. Still wearing my winter coat and gloves! The wind bites.
Sweet…the Friday air
Essence of white pear blossom
Neighborhood cat sleeps.
Art Prescription: Set out to sketch wildflowers, but found the neighborhood cat asleep on my deck.
Asking for a sign
Spot an Evening Grosbeak
She waits for me now.
Art Prescription: Sometimes the good stuff has to wait. Has to wait to pay the mortgage, has to wait to pay college tuition, has to wait to pay the grocery bill…has to wait. I have a lovely Evening Grosbeak waiting for me to paint her. I will get there…for now a purple sketch.
Gentle falls the snow
Birds perch, shake off now and then
Sunflower seed, gone!
Art Prescription: Lovely snow and lucky my job does not require me to leave my cozy nest. When I worked as a nurse in the hospital, I used to go no matter what. Thank you to all the workers who are out there trying to keep people safe. The beautiful colors of the birds stands out against the stark white. Here is a sketch I will color tomorrow…stay tuned.
Creeks covered with ice
Squirrels scurry with leaves up tree
To pad winter nest.
Art Prescription: It’s cold. Fun to watch squirrels gathering leaves in their mouths and darting up trees to pad their nest. Suppose that’s what we are all doing this time of year…
Sleigh bells ring, jingle
Holiday with the horses
Reindeer hats, ribbon!
Art Prescription: Horse dressed up with holiday decor…happy riders…celebration!