Category Archives: Illustration Friday

Jagged Prairie Dock for Illustration Friday

This small watercolor painting is called Prairie Dock and Wild Flower. I’m submitting it for this weeks Illustration Friday Prompt Jagged. The Prairie Dock’s leaves are quite large, sharp and rough. This painting came to mind immediately when I  thought … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday:Underwater Slider Turtles Michelle Kogan

  A quick sketch for Illustration Fridays topic Underwater. I did this sketch of these lovely red slider turtles over the summer while my daughter was taking care of the critters at the Evanston Ecology Center. Suggesting that they were active … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Chicago!

Peace and All the Best for 2013!

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Boo! Haunting for Illustration Friday

Just recently finished this art for a Halloween card and thought it would fit for Illustration Friday’s topic, Haunting…Happy Haunting Halloween! The art is now available as a card in my Etsy Shop:  

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Vocal Illustration Friday

  Squeaking in with this quick, watercolor and pen illustration for IF, on Thursday Afternoon! I’ve been thinking about the drawing over the week and decided to use this princess  character I am developing for an Illustration workshop as my … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday: “Prepare”

Prepare for Painting. . . This week’s Illustration Friday Topic is “Prepare” submitted by Susan Sorrell, and here’s the accompanying quote: An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday: Imperfect

This weeks theme for Illustration Friday is Imperfect. I just finished this watercolor painting, and what has more imperfection than a watercolor painting… it’s part of watercolor’s innate nature. And the beauty of a watercolor painting is to get those … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday: Perennial

For this weeks Illustration Friday:  Ouch! The perennial task of brushing one’s hair!

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Illustration Friday: Stay!

A good friend of mine posed for this weeks Illustration Friday Topic: Stay!  She’s often thinking “Should I Stay, or Should I Go…”  Hope she stays, and finds her way into a book of mine. 

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Illustration Friday: Midsummer Night

        Jana and Angie Pursue an Upland Sandpiper, endangered species.  Watercolor and watercolor pencil. This illustration is for an in-progress picture book I’m working on called Jana And Angie.    

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