Ellen Cornett recently sent us a photograph of a six-foot thistle she had seen on her daily walk. Several of us accepted the challenge to render it in art somehow. … Continue reading
I’m sure you’ll agree that these birds are really wonderful.
Here are some beautiful pieces that Linda Norton has created this summer. This first one is a scene in the Eastern Market neighborhood that we here on Capitol Hill are … Continue reading
“Knives Out” was the theme of the August challenge of the Capitol Hill Art League. Each month this spring and summer the league has invited its members to submit art … Continue reading
As always, I love this month’s birds.
As it turns out, I accidentally left out two (count ’em TWO!) birds that had flown in to be part of the July Draw-a-Bird Day flock. Apologies to Pat Evans, … Continue reading
Apologies, apologies, to Carolyn Rondthaler who had sent me a photo of this beautiful bird she painted for the Draw-a-Bird Day post for July, but I accidentally omitted him. He … Continue reading
I love seeing so many differences in the birds that people submit for DAB-Day. Not only different birds, but also the differing media and approaches. Here are the July birds!
Congratulations to Tara for her outstanding watercolor, Vibernum, awarded Honorable Mention in the summer online exhibit of the Potomac Valley Watercolorists. The entire online exhibit of 162 gorgeous watercolor paintings … Continue reading
The Capitol Hill Art League just opened a new exhibit, with the very timely theme, “Meltdown.” The juror, John Coppola, chose 29 works for the show, including five submitted by … Continue reading