Thursday, March 21, 2013

Still Winter-y

I began this painting in December, finished it in January, and finally photographed it today. The White Breasted Nuthatch is often seen clinging to branches like a woodpecker, but head down. Since there is barely, if at all, any sign of spring at this time, it still looks seasonal. The red twig dogwood branches are one of the few colorful features in the landscape right now.
White Breasted Nuthatch, Original Watercolor by Anne Gilna

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Oh, Why Not?

I'm posing with one of my entries at the "Drawn to Nature II" exhibit:
I'm most proud of the huge name tag.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

A Grand Opening

The Reed-Turner Artists
Sunday, March 3 was the opening reception of Drawn to Nature II, an exhibition of the botanical works of the Reed-Turner Woodlands Botanical Artists' Circle, of which I'm a member. The show is currently on display at the Brushwood gallery at Ryerson Woods until April 30. A large crowd enjoyed viewing about 60 pieces, all with a botanical theme. Of the three watercolor paintings that I contributed to the exhibit, 2 of them just happened to have a bird within.