Snowy hike along the Potomac

Yesterday it was snowing a bit in the middle of the day so we all went on a hike along the Potomac. The water was high, well above the base of many of the trees along the bank, which led to some very neat reflections. A few paintings might come out of this.


Backyard Drawing

Nice weather today, so while my kids were playing I brought out some pencils and drew this 5×7 study of an interesting tree trunk next to the kids’ playset. I need to do more of this sort of this sort of drawing. Definitely inspired by David Tripp’s tree drawings.  Generic HB, 6B, and a dry ballpoint pen to carve out the white marks.