Tag Archives: Pens

Poetry Friday tanka, #inktober and painting

I’m wrapped in the roundness of fall, and for Poetry Friday I’m sharing  an autumnal tanka poem and ink and watercolor painting; also for inktober. I’m also sharing a  fall poem by Carl Sandburg and one by Mary Oliver. SEEDS … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday: “What If” & #Inktober day 6 sketch

I walk pretty much daily; it’s a comforting place for collecting one’s thoughts and temporarily letting go of all that is happening in our small world, which is quite full lately. So while taking in the inviting fall changes I … Continue reading

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#Inktober Day 1 + Haiku

moon flower leaves grin, pumpkin spreads and sighs, ah, autumns come. © 2017 Michelle Kogan   Happy 1st Day of Inktober!

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Poetry Friday & #NaPoWriMo Nature

Speak for Nature Who will speak for nature? In spring when all is renewed, reborn, buds unfolding, magically coming to life, soil oozing over your shoes, filled with nutrients–All kinds of crawlers and creepers enriching our plants, robins calling back … Continue reading

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#Inktober2016 WIP and haiku

falls fading flowers holding on for one final defying climax © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober2016 Day 12 WIP Fall Milkweed and pods

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November Morning Sketch and Haiku

Morning sketch and haiku, from a couple of haunts left on my window pane… © 2015 Michelle Kogan

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New Years Resolution: Take an Art Class

    Time for a New Years Resolution… Sign up for one of my art classes/workshop at the Evanston Art Center: Children’s Picture Book Illustration; Daily Sketching to Finished Paintings/Drawings; Create Promotional Material Using the Creative Cloud; Pens, Watercolors and … Continue reading

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