Tag Archives: Sketching

Poetry Friday—Father’s Day

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating Father’s Day with a new poem and older haiku. Father’s and families woven together over generationsfilled with traditions old and new, adapt to time while holding fast to families integrity. Father’s and families grow together … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 9, WIP: quick sketch & haiku

beginnings sometimes short produce fertile fruit … © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober2016 Day 9 and Haiku

inktober’s spreading, catching all kinds and casting mysterious spells . . . © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Tanka and sketch for Day 3 of #NaPoWriMo

critters that crawl coming out in the spring, uncurling, while exploring crevices in earth’s soft, squishy, soil © Michelle Kogan

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Haiku and sketch from a warm afternoon walk in March

startled cardinals flash of red flying away seeking camouflage © Michelle Kogan

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A quick outdoor sketch & haiku for my 1 day workshop at the Evanston Art Center

stoic suzies stand reflectively in winter’s snow waiting for spring © Michelle Kogan A quick outdoor sketch and haiku for calling students to my 1 day workshop Pens, Watercolors, and Dr. Martin Dyes Evanston Art Center Saturday, January 31, 2015 … Continue reading

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#Inktober Fall Sundrop Leaves Changing Color

  Quick sketch of my Sundrops as their leaves change color, with a Micron pen and Dr. Martin Dyes.

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#Inktober Transforming Gourds…

Welcoming in Autumn…

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#inktober 10-7-2014 and Dr. Martins

  For this Fall Birch tree, I used my micron pen and a bit of Dr. Martins Dyes. Playing with color…

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WIP to Welcome in my Fall Art Classes at the Evanston Art Center

Gather up your ideas and art materials for a Fall Art Class starting the week of September 8th 2014 All Classes meet at the Evanston Art Center. For registration & class descriptions visit: http://www.evanstonartcenter.org or call 847-475-5300 Children’s Picture Book Illustration 0153 … Continue reading

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