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ANOTHER SNOWY ADVENTURE

ANOTHER SNOWY ADVENTURE

It has become commonplace to see at least one Snowy Owl when I enter Chums Village near the ballpark. I've seen a male atop a light...

FROZEN WATERFOWL HABITATS

FROZEN WATERFOWL HABITATS

During our recent stint with the Polar Vortex, I was driving along Airport Road. I crossed over the Boardman River and noticed that...

 
 
 
COLD AND HUNGRY BIRDS

COLD AND HUNGRY BIRDS

One of the first things I did after moving into my new home in mid-December was to set up my bird feeders. I don't have any landscaping...

FROZEN LANDSCAPES

FROZEN LANDSCAPES

Temperatures well below freezing and several days of accumulating snow have created landscapes that are nearly monochromatic and often...

 
 
 
A TWO-FOR-ONE OUTING

A TWO-FOR-ONE OUTING

The Audubon email hotline had been running rampant with a great variety of bird sightings. A Northern Mockingbird at Chums Corner....

BEACH WEATHER

BEACH WEATHER

It was 24 degrees outside, and a stiff wind was blowing from the north. Seemed like the perfect time to see what was happening at the...

 
 
 
WINTER'S QUIET BEAUTY ARRIVES

WINTER'S QUIET BEAUTY ARRIVES

Yesterday, despite the snow and slippery roads, I got out and explored the countryside on the eastern side of town, where I'm now living....

TEN FAVORITES OF 2018

TEN FAVORITES OF 2018

It's the time of year when we look back over the soon-to-end year and evaluate various parts of our lives. I do that with the images...

 
 
 
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Yeah, I know, she's a cutie. Gracie loves the camera and gets lots of practice being my photography model. No matter what outlandish...

NEIGHBORHOOD LIGHTS CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS

NEIGHBORHOOD LIGHTS CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS

Driving around Traverse City neighborhoods to look at holiday lights is one of my favorite Christmas traditions. It's fun to see how...

 
 
 
DOWNTOWN SPARKLES IN HOLIDAY SPLENDOR

DOWNTOWN SPARKLES IN HOLIDAY SPLENDOR

Lights strung on trees, Santa's house, a giant Christmas tree, and magnificent merchant windows. It all adds up to a beautiful drive...

SNOWY OWL FEVER

SNOWY OWL FEVER

As the temperatures drop and snow arrives, my thoughts have turned to when I'll see my first Snowy Owl of the winter. I've gotten Audubon...

 
 
 
RED BARN COLLECTION GROWS

RED BARN COLLECTION GROWS

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Hope you have a wonderful day celebrating the blessings you are thankful for. One thing I'm grateful...

WINTER STRIKES EARLY!!

WINTER STRIKES EARLY!!

Cold temperatures and accumulating snow struck early this year. Neighborhood ponds iced over. Icicles already hanging from rooflines....

 
 
 
LAST VESTIGES OF A GOLDEN FALL

LAST VESTIGES OF A GOLDEN FALL

TRACKING CRANES

TRACKING CRANES

An Audubon member put out an email alert that she'd seen 50 Sandhill Cranes in a location I'd not visited before. When I went there,...

 
 
 
SPRING FLOWERS POP ALL AT ONCE

SPRING FLOWERS POP ALL AT ONCE

Usually, there's a progression to spring blossoms flowering, with forsythia often being one of the first. But with a few consecutive,...

BLOSSOMTIME ARRIVES!

BLOSSOMTIME ARRIVES!

There's not a lovelier time of the year, in my opinion. It can last two weeks or be gone in a flash with a windy day. Hope you can...

 
 
 
BLOSSOMS CONTINUE TO DELIGHT

BLOSSOMS CONTINUE TO DELIGHT

Warm weather, no heavy rains, and light winds have kept the blossoms intact for another week. Hillsides are especially lovely with...

STILL HANGING AROUND

STILL HANGING AROUND

It was 88 degrees outside and I had the A-C in my car cranked up to keep the interior cool. I was going to show a friend some of the...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Abstract Contemporary Art Painting “ANCIENT WISDOM“ by Santa Fe Contemporary...

Abstract Contemporary Art Painting “ANCIENT WISDOM“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

This painting is created using Venetian plaster on canvas. I have an online class that teaches you how to make this painting. It has beautiful cracks in the plaster, collage... Read more ...

Dough & CO / Tomi Atelier Architecs

Dough & CO / Tomi Atelier Architecs

© Xaysavath Sommaly Architects: Tomi Atelier Architecs Location: WJCF+6R, Vientiane, Laos Category: Coffee Shop Lead Architect: Vannavong Sithammarath Team Members: Leekeng... Read more ...

Painting from Life

Painting from Life

Hi! I took a few set ups in today for my Monday group. I set this one up in a window so it was back lit. I love working from life and I recommend it for everyone. Always so... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale “Pleasant Valley” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

40"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $2400 Read more ...

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

© Namgoong sun Architects: Moon Hoon Location: 23, Tongil-ro 78 road, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Category: Commercial Architecture Lead Architects: Moon Hoon, Kim... Read more ...

Scavenger Hunt - Items 8 and 10

Scavenger Hunt - Items 8 and 10

Item 8: a meal or snack This was at the Coffee & Sketch meetup at St. Honore bakery on SE Division. I had to buy three pastries so I could eat one and still leave two to... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting, Mixed Media, Trees, Fine Art For...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting, Mixed Media, Trees, Fine Art For Sale, “WHISPERS OF THE TRUTH” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

Hard to believe but the inspiration for this painting was a view of an area that was dry, with dead leaves and very few patches of green. I decided to paint this as I imagined... Read more ...

Little Cabin in the Woods 2, Impressionist Miniature Oil Landscape by Amy...

Little Cabin in the Woods 2, Impressionist Miniature Oil Landscape by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 6" x 8" $50 Still drying, this little piece is from a photograph I took last summer in Pine Top, AZ. Read more ...

Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, “Sonoran Sunset” © Carol...

Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, “Sonoran Sunset” © Carol Nelson Fine Art

Detail Shot This abstract painting features a variety of colorful and textural collage materials. 12"x36"x1.5 Mixed Media on canvas/SOLD Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Naples Classes Start Next Week

Naples Classes Start Next Week

Beginning next week I will be teaching two afternoon classes at Naples Art Association in fashionable downtown Naples, FL. Tuesday will be a basic portrait painting class... Read more ...