Lots of Trilliums (trillia?) were in bloom in Forest Park on my hike last week.
Farm Drainage Ditch: 45.8, -122.8
8in x 10in / Watercolor & Ink
Story: One of many farm ditches near Scappoose. This one is along East Honeyman Road.
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I am reminded of the sparse, yet spectacular red poopies that are sprinkled along the roads and farm paths in Germany.
Western Meadowlark. The soon to be EX- Oregon State bird?
Red-wing Blackbird. By request from several people I spoke with at the Farmers Markets.
I completed them this week. They will be framed and available at my next market.
I lead two days of portrait drawing classes this week at Otto Petersen Elementary School in Scappoose. My students were in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades – a VERY energetic group.
The school brought in several artists from the local area. Students got to choose what they wanted to do; including drawing, watercolor, printing, abstraction, and more.
One of my groups with their pastel self portraits: