Tag Archives: Children’s Illustration

#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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#Watercolor #sketch from Lucy Smith Concert

Sketched from a distance at the excellent Lucy Smith concert: “Migration of the Blues,” Friday night, on the lake in Rogers Park, ‪#‎WorldWatercolorGroup‬, ‪‪#‎quick sketch‬,‪ #‎watercolors‬

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A tribute to my coneflowers; WIP, watercolor, and haiku

coneflower cornered me in my garden, summers sailing on she sang . . . © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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WIP Draw a bird Day

  ‪#‎WIP‬ Wild Turkeys coming soon . . . And just in time for my friends celebrating August’s Draw a Bird Day, on the 8th of Each month, #‎WorldWatercolorGroup‬ My feathered friends here are from a trip my daughter and I made … Continue reading

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‪#‎Quick‬ ‪#‎painting‬ #WorldWatercolorMonth‬

Indian Boundary Summer Pond

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‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬ ‪#‎quick‬ ‪#‎pen‬ and ‪#‎watercolor‬ ‪#‎sketch

inspired by my backyard woodpecker. . .  

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A quick ‪#‎painting‬ of my Liatris spicata for ‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬

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