Tag Archives: Watercolor Painting

Poetry Friday–Covid, Cakewalk & Monarch’s Endangered…

This past week… I’ve been up to my elbows in soap, disinfecting anything in sight while trying to keep the cruel airborne Covid Virus from coming my way. My husband came down with Covid, I sure wouldn’t wish this on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– AT THE POND, Poetry Book by David Elliott, Illustrated by Amy Schimler-Safford

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Earth Day! I’m tickled pink today, or perhaps green to be sharing a book review and comments from author and poet, David Elliott on his new poetry book, AT THE POND! David Elliott’s new verse … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Dizain Poem & Environmental Callings

Happy Poetry Friday I’ve taken up the Poetry Sisters March challenge of writing a dizain poem for closing out the month of March. Look for more dizain poems with the hashtag #PoetryPals. DIZAIN FOR SPRING Spring springs discombobulating senses. Teasing … Continue reading

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Fun Environmental Valentine: Mermaid & Sturgeon, Michelle Kogan

Ahoy Maities… Here’s a valentine for someone special who is sweet on the environment! It’s from my watercolor painting, Mermaid and Sturgeon. This mermaid is hitching a ride with her true love, a sturgeon and is offering him a cockle … Continue reading

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Michelle Kogan’s Art is Featured this Week on Harold Underdown’s FB cover photo

This week I am happy to have my art  featured as the cover photo on Harold Underdown’s FB page. Harold is a children’s book editor and the author of  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books. It’s a great … Continue reading

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Figure Painting/Inspirational Drawing/Watercolor Classes with Michelle Kogan starting next week at the Evanston Art Center

Join one of my Art Classes starting next week at the Evanston Art Center: Watercolor Guild Class starts next Wednesday Sept. 12 From 9:00- 12:00 noon Inspirational Drawing Class starts next Wednesday Sept. 12 From 12:30 – 3:30 pm The … Continue reading

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1st Call: Michelle Kogan Fall 2012 Art Classes

1st  Call for Michelle’s Fall Art  Classes! The cool lake breezes have blown in…ah a respite relief from our Sultry Summer Days. Although this is the Windy City and we’re sure to have some  dog days of summer still ahead, so kick … Continue reading

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Bonus Card: Hummingbird and Tritoma for the First 10 Customers with a purchase from my Etsy Shop

Introducing My New Notecard:  Hummingbird and Tritoma which comes to the first 10 customers as a Free Bonus Card when you make a purchase at my Etsy Shop: http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com Please include in your order at my shop: Bonus Hummingbird and Tritoma.

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Fine Art Cards at Evanston Art Center Winter Arts & Crafts Expo and Chicago Cultural Center

Michelle Kogan’s Fine Art Cards & Gyclee Prints are Featured in the Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts Expo Through Dec. 18, 2011 Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  Sunday 12- 4:00 pm 2603 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL … Continue reading

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Views of Nature: Michelle Kogan and Students Painting Exhibit

Come see some great art and take in some nature at the same time by visiting the exhibit: Views of Nature: Michelle Kogan and Students Opening Reception: Saturday, October 29, 20ll   12:30 pm – 2:30 pm   Heller Nature … Continue reading

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