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Join me for Summer Plein Air in the city painting workshop

Join me for one of my three Summer Plein Air in the City painting workshops, the first one starts Thursday,  June 9, 2016. We’ll be painting at the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Visit the Evanston Art Center: www.evanstonartcenter.org for registration and more of … Continue reading

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‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ Day 26, Illustrated list poem and quick ‪#‎sketches‬

Illustrious List © 2016 Michelle Kogan Meandering though my memory for favorite illustrator/authors… Newly found  Kevin McCloskey, Tried and true, old and new Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl, Amiable Amy Bates, Magnificent Maurice Sendak, Jolly John Burningham, Lovely Lisbeth Zwerger, … Continue reading

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‪#‎Acrostic‬ Poem and quick ‪#‎sketch‬ for day 25 of ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬

Green jungles spreading out in  Exquisite, full yellow blooms, Rain pitter pattering on Amazing fernlike leaves, come Noble perennial, stay Incredible flower, that’s Ushering in our springtime’s Many fine prolific blooms © 2016 Michelle Kogan Inspired by my garden geranium and pushed … Continue reading

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Day 21 ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ ‪#‎haiku‬ and quick pen and watercolor ‪#‎sketch‬

backyard blossoms caught  girlie goldfinch’s fancy and my amazement… © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Day 15 ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ haiku and quick watercolor ‪#‎sketch‬.

purple hyacinths, bell towers chiming skyward, ringing in springtime… © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Day 14 of ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ poem and quick watercolor demo sketch

Bumblings been bouncing around in my head for a few days. Hence for day 14 of ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ I’m sharing a bumbling poem, just written, and quick watercolor demo sketch I created for a workshop I did at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum last fall. Bumbling Bear and … Continue reading

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Day 10 & 11 of NaPoWriMo Trudy Limerick and sketch

Trudy got up and was dressed in a flash, Seeds, hummed Trudy, and ran out in a dash, “Breakfast first,” called her mom, “Toast, tea with lemon balm,” “Yes, hurry please,” she said, chewing, chomp, mash. Sniff, Yay spring, thought … Continue reading

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‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ Day 9 Trudy limerick and sketch

“Sleepy Trudy, time to stretch and to rise,” said mom, “And now for a tiny surprise…” “Guess what came in the mail, that’s packed in a small pail,” “My special seeds,” sang Trudy with big eyes. © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ Day 8 ‪#‎limerick‬ and quick pen and watercolor ‪#‎sketch‬

Sparrow’s Spring Lament Say Louise how’s the seed over yonder? New multi-mix but I’m growing fonder, How’s it over there? It’s growing quite bare, Hush you two, here none is left to ponder. © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Evanston Art Center’s Spring Art’s & Crafts EXPO

For all in the Chicago area my artwork: paintings, prints and cards are featured in the Evanston Art Center’s Spring Art’s & Crafts EXPO Today through Sunday, April 10, 2016 http://www.evanstonartcenter.org Opening event: Thursday, April 7, 6-9 pm Friday – Sunday, … Continue reading

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