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90 Day Sketchbook Challenge-week 9

Another sketchbook finished, another week done!  Here’s this week’s sketches.  Enjoy! 33 more words


Full Sun

The veins of a sunlit trumpet vine flower lead bees to the nectar in the shady depths.

In Paris parks Campsis radicans seems to be a well-behaved ornamental.   85 more words

Plant Portraits

Feeding Habits of the Narwhal

Some years ago, I had this idea in my head to make scientific illustrations that are jokingly inaccurate. The first idea I came up with was a narwhal drinking from a flower like a hummingbird, but I just never got around to making it happen until this week. 22 more words


Trumpet Vines Can Be Trying

As a child I remember there being this wonderful shrub in my neighbor’s yard at the end of our street. They lived in an old farm house that even had a brick oven. 623 more words


Me, not so much.....

The trumpet vine is thriving in our heat & humidity these days.  Me, not so much. 

Original Photography

Impatient Ant

Such impatience!

She will bloom soon, little ant

on the trumpet vine.


Dark Shadows

More photos of the hummingbird in the dark shadows of the trumpet vine at  http://photos.tandlphotos.com/blog/2016/7/dark-shadows