Daffodils, crocus and snowdrops are blooming, as well as my hellebore. In anticipation of Spring, I am checking out the buds on the trees. One maple in the neighborhood has huge red buds that seem to be a feast for squirrels. It’s a very active tree. This dogwood branch is still dormant, but full of promise.
This drawing is graphite on Denril, a lovely translucent drafting film, ideal for all types of media. I love it for graphite.
For this image I used my scanner and Photomerge in Photoshop to stitch together two scans. Amazingly easy!! This is a much better way to capture the white of the paper and the delicate shades of gray of the graphite than with my camera.
The Rose! Symbol of love and beauty, honor and faith. I don’t love roses like I love tulips, but this particular rose, a remnant from a Christmas bouquet, surprised me. When all other plant matter in the bouquet had died, … Continue reading