“The Serenade” by Kristin Gjerdset Watercolor, 8″ x 10″ Painted at the Milwaukee County Zoo, I was struck by the bali mynah male as he sang for the female with bobbing and head feathers rising. The palm fronds seemed to … Continue reading
“Artist in the Park” by Kristin Gjerdset 2014 Watercolor and Ink, 8″ x 10″ Started as a quick paint for a plein air competition this past summer, I chose to finish as my watercolor a day for March 6. In … Continue reading
“Whimsical Yellowstone Raven” by Kristin Gjerdset 2014 Watercolor and Ink, 5″ x 5″ I had started a simple pencil sketch of a raven at Yellowstone National Park, after watching Old Faithful back in the fall of 2011. The ravens have … Continue reading
“Mountain Junco” by Kristin Gjerdset 2014 6″ x 6″ Watercolor and Ink This was painted from a photo I had taken at Rocky Mountain National Park in May of 2011. I noticed a dark bird flitting about in the snow, … Continue reading
“Philly the Gentoo” by Kristin Gjerdset Watercolor and Ink, 6″ x 6″ 2014 Over the lunch hour, I made a really quick visit to the Milwaukee County Zoo to sketch a penguin. Since it is “World Wildlife Day,” I wanted … Continue reading
To commemorate and celebrate the life of Aldo Leopold on this Aldo Leopold weekend, the shack last fall….before the yellows and greens left us in winter.
Day 1: St. Peter’s Taken from a 2007 Italy trip photo, the view of the St. Peter’s duomo. This actually took more than one day to create but my goal for this March commitment is to finish at least one … Continue reading
Where days alternate between single digit temperatures and falling snow, and the world here is covered in white, I dream of green, flutters and blooms. “Dreaming of Green” by Kristin Gjerdset (copyright), Acrylic on Wood, 2014