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Foxglove

The foxglove grew tall and fell over with the rain, so I didn’t mind cutting a few stems and bringing it indoors.  I do hope that the rest seeds itself profusely.  I know so little about watercolor, I thought I might spend some time this Summer exploring it a little more seriously.  You’ll have to trust me that the drawing below looks better in person, but I’m still working on it and will take a more careful photograph later.

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Kids and watercolors

Home today, with one girl sick and the boy wanting to do something other than watch it rain.  So we got out the watercolors, for a start.  I promised my creativity coach I would get started on 15 minutes of drawing a day again, and today I met my quota.  Actually, I promised myself.  I’m getting ready to put up a Summer Drawing Show exhibit at the library, and for the first time in 5 years as curator I will be including a few of my own drawings.  I think it has been about 7-8 years since I have exhibit my work in public.  Too long.

My favorite parts of this watercolor are the Transformer and Hello Kitty t-shirts.  The kids enjoyed that as well.