Tail Feathers

A little departure from my usual botanical theme…. tail feathers. Graphite drawing on Bristol smooth paper, 19″ x 24″ The process: It took many hours and an unusual amount of patience to finish this drawing, but I am happy with … Continue reading

Sweet Pea Commission

Sweet Pea Commission

Oak Leaf, winter debris in my garden

Oak Leaf, winter debris in my garden

Kale Commission

Kale Commission

Nest Egg Bird, not necessarily in that order

Nest Egg Bird, not necessarily in that order

© 2014 Eva-Maria Ruhl   The drawings Nest Egg Bird are small, 4″ x 4″. I mounted them on 5″ x 5″ boards. They make a cheerful trio, just right for a small vertical space.

Rose collection

Rose collection

I started out with one rose, the top middle one (see post below: Rose) and now the collection has grown to six individual panels, two 6″ x 6″, two 5″ x 5″ and two 7″ x 5″. scans above – … Continue reading

One in every pocket

One in every pocket

One in every coat pocket, smooth and round. My mother collected small stones on beaches, in parks, in gardens. Some are from Paris, some from New Hampshire  and some from Washington. An international collection. She rubbed them between her fingers … Continue reading

Rose

Rose

Rose – in full bloom and Once a Rose – one is graphite on board and the other graphite on Yupo paper. I am enjoying the challenge of using different forms of graphite on various surfaces.    

Graphite on board

Graphite on board

March 30th, cherry blossoms should be getting ready to put on a show here in Washington, but this year is different. We are having rain, sleet, snow this weekend. A few daffodils and other early bulbs have started to bloom, … Continue reading