Tag Archives: fish

#Poetry Friday–”I am the sound of…” & Summer Greeting Cards

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a poem that I created from a clunker line that Linda Mitchell made available at her blog  A Word Edgewise, on her Poetry Friday Post last week. Many thanks Linda–I’ve had a busy week and … Continue reading

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#PoetryFriday: Early Spring

Belted Kingfisher and Tulips, WIP, © 2019 Michelle Kogan, Watercolor and watercolor pencil Happy Poetry Friday! I have Spring on my mind, hence I’m focusing on Spring poems and Spring Art. To all my friends in colder climates, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– “Thankful for the Moon”

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve thought over this last week about a few things I’m very thankful for, and here they are in my shape-poem-painting. I did a little hunting around for more info on my dear friend Moon, and here … Continue reading

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‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬ ‪#‎painting‬ & ‪#‎haiku‬

soak your senses in summer city pond’s threads of timeless reveries . . . © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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#inktober and Fish Haiku

diving deep turning fast swimming round creating a cascading calm © Michelle Kogan

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Poem, Safe Haven and quick sketch day 9 NaPoWriMo Michelle Kogan

Safe Haven I have a garden in my house I even have a babbling brook and wrap myself around my safe haven, shutting my door I’m protected especially on early morning trips when  I expect the outside to invite me … Continue reading

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New Painting, Sturgeon Man, endangered species, Michelle Kogan

I have become very interested in the endangered fish in the Chicago area and the Great Lakes. This painting is about one of the endangered fish and is called Sturgeon Man, endangered species, watercolor and watercolor pencil. The fish are … 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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