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Happy Mother’s Day!

 

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#NaPoWriMo day 24, #WIP, & EAC Spring Session 2 Art Classes

Beauty and Spring Flowers Beauties there in front of you, patiently waiting,  just open up your eyes . . . © 2017 Michelle Kogan My Evanston Art Center Spring Session 2 art classes start next week- May 1st, I’m offering the … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 4 #tanka & #sketch

  Growing Beauty on a cold spring day, go and seek out beauty, in the dark rich soil sprouting, crinkling, reaching, honesty in action. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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‪#‎WorldwatercolorMonth‬ + Letter Poem

Dear Orchid, We journeyed together from leaf, to bud, to bloom. Your curvilinear lines caught my eye, though your beauty’s captured best not by my hand alone, but mother natures soft breath. Humbly yours, M.K. Enchanted © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Gallery Walk Pics: Narratives of Nature Watercolors by Michelle Kogan

Here are a couple of pics from my Gallery Walk for Narratives of Nature Watercolors by Michelle Kogan, at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. In my Walk I talked about my painting themes which include nature, conservation, and beauty. I … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Fruitful Fall Nature…

Amber taking in her last warm days in our pond before being switched to her indoor winter home… A pic from a perfect painting morning with my students at Emily Oaks Nature Center, in Skokie. We’ll be painting again next … Continue reading

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