Bees in Cranesbill
On day 357 of 365 Days Wild I drew a bee. … More Bees in Cranesbill
On day 357 of 365 Days Wild I drew a bee. … More Bees in Cranesbill
On day 323 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time sitting amongst and drawing the bluebells in the little patch of woodland beside the meadow. … More In Amongst the Bluebells
On day 308 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing a bee on the blackthorn blossom, based on one of the photos that I took at the blackthorn hedge in the meadow last week. Have you been inspired by nature recently? Let me know in the comments below.
On day 295 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time in the garden drawing the daffodils. Have you been inspired by nature recently? Let me know in the comments below.
Day 292 of 365 Days Wild was the Spring Equinox. … More Equinox Blessings
For day 286 of 365 Days Wild I decided to add another bee drawing to my collection. I also popped out to collect a small handful of the Celandines that are flowering on the grass verges around the village. … More Bee in the Celandines
Day 285 of 365 Days Wild was the day before Mother’s Day in the UK and I created some bird art for my lovely mum. … More Gifts for Mum
On day 282 of 365 I spent some time drawing some violets. … More Violet Daze
For day 281 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time creating some bee art.
On day 278 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the celandines on the grass verge beside the lane. … More Celandine Walk
On day 276 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time creating a bee picture. … More Bumblebee Bum
On day 273 of 365 Days Wild I celebrated my first sighting of some butterflies with a little bit of art work.
On day 269 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing the crocuses that are currently in bloom in the garden. My first picture was the black and white ink drawing view of the flowers from above. This is the main style of illustration that I’m intending to use in my poetry compilation. Some … More Crocuses
On day 267 of 365 Days Wild I both collected my first posey of the year from the garden and saw my first bee. … More Among Spring Blooms
glimmers on sunrays,
teasing the land to awaken … More The Maid of Spring
On day 258 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing some Winter Aconites in snow.
On day 251 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling. … More Nature Drawing and Journaling
On day 246 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing snowdrops. It was cold and wet outside, so it was a perfect time to celebrate the approach of Spring through a bit of art work. I first completed two pencil sketches, using the two snowdrop photographs from day 245 as a guide. I … More Snowdrops
On day 244 of 365 Days Wild I completed a picture of the goldfinches on the birdfeeder. … More Watching the Goldfinches
For day 243 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing and painting goldfinches.
… More Goldfinches Galore
For day 232 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time in the garden with the first of the snowdrops that are now coming into flower. … More Snowdrop Season
On day 228 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time capturing the garden birds in both pencil sketches and a watercolour painting. … More Garden Birds
On day 224 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with my soft pastels to capture a view of the previous evening’s sunset. … More Pink Skies and Silhouettes
On day 200 of 365 Days Wild I decorated our Christmas Tree. Unlike many modern households, we always have a real tree. I would love to actually have a live tree that can be transferred into the garden in the new year, but until I can persuade my dad, who insists on buying it, to … More Oh Christmas Tree
Day 199 of 365 of Days Wild was dull and rainy so I decided to spend some time working with my soft pastels and charcoals to recreate the beautiful sunset sky that I photographed on day 197. … More December Sunset Art
On day 186 of 365 Days Wild I finished my latest felt and embroidery piece: the Holly King. … More The Holly King
On day 183 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time working on a felt tree decoration inspired by the holly that is growing in great abundance around the nature project. I’ve also planned a few other creations… but you’ll have to wait to see them. Happy December, everyone!
On day 178 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with my pastels recreating the previous evening’s sunset. … More Sunset Art
On day 174 of 365 Days Wild I decided to spend some time working on a (not so) Green Man picture in soft pastel and charcoal. Whilst I’m not entirely satisfied with it – his eyes are a bit wonky, and I think I’d probably include a few acorns and other such details in any … More The Old Man of the Oak
I ventured out shortly before sunset on day 166 of 365 Days Wild, an event that yesterday happened at 4:11pm. I wasn’t actually expecting any display of colour as a blanket of cloud had been over us for most of the afternoon, but, shortly before the sun reached the horizon, there was a slight break … More Of Sunset and Felt Art
On day 161 of 365 Days Wild I decided to spend some time working on another soft pastel and charcoal picture. It’s based on a photograph of the overly peach-coloured sunset that I took on day 159 through the growth at the bottom of our garden, and over the field beyond. This is the photo … More Peachy
On day 156 of 365 Days Wild I completed my latest piece of felt and embroidery art. … More Toadstool Art
On day 153 of 365 Days Wild I decided to recreate the previous evening’s sunset in soft pastel … More Red Sky at Night
For day 124 of 365 Days Wild I made a start on a new felt and embroidery project. … More Work in Progress
On the evening of day 111 of 365 Days Wild I went on a golden hour walk. … More Of Golden Hour Wanders and Felt Art
On day 108 of 365 Days Wild I finally completed another felt and embroidery picture. … More Remembrance of Bluebells
For day 73 of 365 Days Wild I used oil pastels to capture the image of a honey bee on a Calendula flower. … More Honey Bee in Oil Pastel
Day 68 of 365 Days Wild was filled with Random Acts Of Wildness. I began the day with a walk along the local lanes, out in the company of my mum before the temperatures rose too high. It reached 30°C (86°F) here, later in the day. It was a positively balmy 23° while we were … More Of Tansy Lanes, Ladybirds, and Sunsets
On day 66 of 365 Days Wild was a day for some dragonfly kisses. … More Dragonfly Kisses
they stand as sentry, guardian
of wild freedoms lost to
modernity’s influence, awaiting
a spirit poised in readiness
… More Sentinel at the Gate
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