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Day 13 – 30 Day Botanical Leaf Challenge

Day 13 – 30 Day Botanical Leaf Challenge

Too Much Color! I finally went overboard, even for myself. I found a beautiful dark crimson/maroon coleus leaf that in parts was so dark and rich that it looked black. I had gathered some other prospects for painting at the same time. One of the first things I do...
Day 12- Botanical Leaf Challenge

Day 12- Botanical Leaf Challenge

Let it Shine! I went out for a walk and came upon Mahonia. It is an evergreen shrub that has really cool leaves. They are pinnate which means they are multi-divided. I love the berries because they are purplely blue with a powdered frosting. They are native to North...
Day 9- Botanical Leaf Challenge

Day 9- Botanical Leaf Challenge

Leaf #9- Using Pan Pastels I am about to teach a class called" PanPastels: Everything but the Kitchen Sink" and to prepare for it I have been experimenting with them. As I have stated in various other blog posts about PanPastels…. I love them. They are...