Tag Archives: Plein Air

Poetry Friday–Plein Air & Poetry Swap

  Early Summer Garden,WIP,  © Michelle Kogan, brown pen and brush with watercolor.   Happy Poetry Friday I’m participating in a Plein Air event this Sunday, July 8, 2018 The 9th Annual Brush with Nature at the Emily Oaks Nature Center … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 12 #haiku and #sketch

  star narcissus nodding approval finally spring! © 2018 Michelle Kogan   My Poems for National Poetry Writing Month: Poem one–  DEAR APRIL Poem two–Haiku Azaleas Poem three–ODE TO SHUN LEE Poem four–Haiku Daffodils Poem five–APRIL’S MYSTERIES Poem six–APRIL’S BUDS   … 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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#Inktober day 17, 2017, & Haiku

marigolds,  autumn’s hurrah holding on … ©2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober day 8 and #haiku

birdless leaves sang ambers and fading green–they never appeared. © 2017 Michelle Kogan  

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#Inktober2017 Day 3: haiku and pen sketch

  bees and me vie for a view of autumnal changing colors. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday, FREE–AN ECHO TO LANGSTON HUGHES–Golden Shovel

Sharing a WIP watercolor along with my golden shovel poem, FREE–AN ECHO TO LANGSTON HUGHES. The poem reflects on this past weeks hurricanes and again our times. I feel everyone ought  to be able to dream, although this simple act is … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Seagull, Beach, & Water …

As the summer seems to be slipping away, I’m sharing poems of seagulls, beaches, and water for Poetry Friday. I finally spent a few hours at the lake this week intending on sketching, but visited with my friend more. A … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday –Summer Haikus

Happy Poetry Friday, I’m sharing a bit of summer, with some summer haikus. My painting above is a WIP, waiting to be finished.   lilies waiting patiently, while brush captures inspiration. © 2017 Michelle Kogan A bonus haiku while thinking … Continue reading

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Michelle’s Summer Art Classes Begin Next Week

My Summer Art Classes at the Evanston Art Center begin next Monday, June 12th. I’m offering classes in Figure and Nature, Watercolor, Children’s Picture Book Illustration, and workshops in Plein Air Painting, and Creating a Zine. The classes are in … Continue reading

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