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From My 2007 Drawing Everyday Blog
6/3/07 ~ Where Did My Hummingbirds
It is nesting season here in
southern NJ for the hummers. I haven't seen any
females in several weeks. The necter from Mountain Laurel, Honeysuckle
other flowering plants in the woods are readily available to
them now. Lots of
people have been contacting me, concerned that theirs have disappeared
Although rarely seen, I do hear their distinctive cheeps whenever
I go outside.
I keep seeing an occassional male or two, but the moms are out
I'm looking forward to seeing all the hens and fledgelings
appear at my feeders any day now.
6/12/07 ~ More Amusement
I've got a little desk set up
in the studio looking out the window by a
hummingbird feeder. One of our feisty males would not let any
fledglings near his 'HummZinger' while I tried to draw today. He is the
same model in all these poses, except for one female taking a
Although a challenge to sketch, frequent giggles kept frustration
8/29/07 ~ Hummingbird And Columbine
Today I was planning paintings and came up with this
a hummingbird and Columbine. These attractive wildflowers grow
mountain meadows. The graceful blue Columbine is the Colorado
8/30/07 ~ Hummingbirds And Columbine
I got a little carried away with this idea sketch,
but I was having so much fun!
Crossing a fine line between a sketch and a painting, this was
created in my
sketchbook, so it's more a study than a painting. Besides, tomorrow's
of the Drawing Everyday Blog for this summer and I'd like to
go out in style!
8/31/07 ~ Final Sketch
The summer has come to an end and so has this year's
Drawing Everyday Blog.
Thanks to all of you who have written in and offered your opinions,
and friendship. See you back here on June 1st, 2008!