Back in August, I got to spend a day up in the mountains with my nature journal. Inspired by the beautiful scenery, my excitement quickly turned to frustration. I didn’t have the skills I needed to capture the landscapes around me with watercolor paints. My disappointment nearly ruined the trip for me. I had to remind myself that I’m a beginner and do not understand how watercolors work. Yet.Continue reading What To Do When Your Watercolor Sucks
Observing patience and persistence in the natural world helps me to deal with poor health and endless paperwork.
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