Tag Archives: Plein Air

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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#NaPoWriMo Day 8 & Sketch

Spring City Critters I’ve been waiting for my bunny, and she showed up when I wasn’t expecting her. I  c r e e e p t up­– But, oh the leaves criiinkled beneath my feet, and she shot off– One … Continue reading

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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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#Inktober day 4 and haiku, WIP

milkweed’s calling through the fall, catch my color and share my seeds with all . . . © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Haiku & More Fall Paintings at Studio b.

Winter Gourds, watercolor and watercolor pencil an autumn breath waits, beneath airy earth tones, and begs you to linger . . . © 2016 Michelle Kogan   Crocuses and Ferns, watercolor and watercolor pencil   A couple of my fall paintings … Continue reading

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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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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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A quick ‪#‎painting‬ of my Liatris spicata for ‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬

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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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