Tag Archives: Children’s Illustration

#Inktober day 31 & #poem

WATCH OUT… pick  your potion… spells in motion,  eels that squeal toes with woes, all’s game that’s lean and green watch out–it’s HALLOWEEN! 2018 Michelle Kogan p.s. remember to VOTE!

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#NaPoWriMo day 28 haiku and WIP fairy sketch

rise primrose despite spring’s despicable chill © 2018 Michelle Kogan   On my blog for National Poetry Writing Month I’ve been focusing on flora, fauna, and our environment. Here’s a list of the poems I’ve posted so far: Poem one– … Continue reading

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#Haikuforhealing 12-14-2017 & Sketch

Thanks go to my resident #cottontail. cottontail sits, whiskers move as she waits for me to leave. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday Macaroni & Chewy Cheese

I’m featuring silly limericks today for Poetry Friday. I heard through the grapevine that July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. Tabatha Yeatts, at The Opposite of Indifference, our Poetry Friday host extraordinaire put out a call for Mac … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July–Poem and Art

FOURTH OF JULY For this 4th of July slip-in-a-slice of strawberry rhubarb pie, Grab-a-friend-or-two, Kick back and watch a firefly,      Spread a handful of love,          and a big sprinkle of joy                  for this 4th of July! © … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Poems/Marching for Truth

I’m participating in Chicago’s TRUTH March this Saturday, and my thoughts have been filled with questions about Truth. Hence I’m sharing poems about Truth, and the front of my eco poster (back not done yet . . . ). The second poem … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 23, #watercolor, #poems, #picturebooks

Growing Poetry   To write each day far from a chore, will open up magical doors.   To read, to think, is like one’s breath– Ideas sprout and scenes are set.   Attend your tool. carve out your time, plant … Continue reading

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Henny Penny’s Political Spring-Limerick and art

Henny Penny’s Political Spring Heck, said Henny penny up at the sky, Are politicians untying a lie?” Spring’s today, tweet spring, tweet tweet, hear ME sing, Heed Mother Nature! she said with a sigh. © 2017 Michelle Kogan  

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#Sketch and #Haiku

an overwhelming week calls for blankets of hugs  for humanity © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Fall Art Classes Afoot at Evanston Art Center, & Painting

I dare say my Fall Art Classes are afoot . . . here’s what I’m offering at the Evanston Art Center beginning the week of Sept 6th, 2016, and an image to wet your palette. #WorldWatercolorGroup, #artclasses, #painting, #drawing: -Figures and … Continue reading

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