The farm ❤️

We have had several visits to the farm this summer ….never disappointed :)  Looking forward to more as everything grows with the summer sun and showers!

The next visit one is July 23rd :O)

a good day!

a good day!

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hard at work

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Summer is here!

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friends :O)

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passion flower!

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Linsay and her teapot tree!

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the main house…

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artichoke plant

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guarding the gate

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Hollyhocks and Echinacea

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First day at Kitchawan Farm :O)

Today was a glorious day….breezy and sunny….couldn’t have been nicer.  It was so wonderful to be back at the farm and to see my friend Linsay.  Looking forward to returning next week crossing fingers for more good weather! ❤️

Currents

Currents

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An amazing primrose that I have never seen before!

 

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Betsy drawing the teapot tree :O)

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These lovely huge leave are Japanese Coltsfoot also known as Butterbur….brought some home for my garden!!! :O)

 

New Facebook page – Sharing Botanicals :o)

I have started a new Facebook group page for my classes.  Many of you have asked for a place to share you work and be able to ask questions when you feel stuck between sessions.  So I’m going to try the Facebook forum and see how it goes.  It is for student’s in my classes only….it is a place to share with me and with fellow classmates between classes.  So for those of you who are on Facebook search for the group page “Sharing Botanicals”and join us.  I will visit the site frequently and try to help out with helpful hints and tips.  You can also enjoy each other’s work and questions.  Have fun and be inspired.

I will also be share things I am working on during the summer break and beyond :0)  I will still continue to post all updates on my website as well.

Those of you who are already on Facebook I took the liberty of inviting you into the group….you can delete your invitation if you don’t want to be part of the group…no worries :0)

I hope the rains have finally ended……phew…..what week!

I am working on a giant strawberry inspired by a website I think you will all enjoy! http://workshop.watercolourswithwow.com it is by a talented botanical artists Anna Mason.  She has many wonderful videos on technique…enjoy :)

Here’s my first attempt at a video….a little shaky and blurry but fun! 

Class cancelled! :0(

Rain rain go away!!!!!!!  This week is just too rainy and wet to draw at the farm.  We will start next week and then go every other week after that.  So sorry to have to cancel :o(  Hope to see you all next week…..sigh……..

 

Saturday class cancelled this week….

There will be a Veteran’s Celebration this Saturday at Lasdon so our final Saturday class will held on Saturday June 7th.  If any of you want to take you paintings home please pick them up between now and June 7th :O)

Thank you all for a wonderful show…you should all be so proud!!!!

Here comes Summer…I will be posting dates for nature journaling at Kitchawan Farm soon :O)

Cosmos at Kitchawan

Cosmos at Kitchawan

Botanical Art Show and Plant Sale this weekend!

The Botanical Art Show will be open to the public this Saturday and Sunday from 11:00-3:30.  The Annual Plant Sale will be this Saturday….lots of lovely plants for your gardens :O)

Very proud of all my students and the work they have contributed to the Spring Art Show….hope you get a chance to come and see!

 

Plant sale screen shot