Last week’s watercolor class met at my kitchen table. Also a few Baloon flowers and some pink Bee Balm in there.
In my sketchbook from a few weeks ago
More from our recent class at Shakespeare’s Head garden in Providence, RI.
It restores me to myself to sit and paint and it is astonishingly fulfilling to see the artists tucked away in the Garden like this! some completely lost from sight even in a little city garden while they explore it, in silence, with their paintboxes.
Has me thinking that this practice is an antidote to Wordsworth’s 200+ year old lament “The world is too much with us late and soon; getting and spending, we lay waste our powers Little we see in nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! (click here for the rest).
From my sketchbook, I was imagining while a student described a memory.
From my sketchbook.