Vivien Blackburn has posted a Challenge to paint or sketch trees. The sketches must be done from life - my favorite way to sketch and paint :)
I've gathered together a few that I created. The first is the currently blooming, ever beautiful Loblolly Bay. I cut a sprig from this much loved Loblolly Bay to sketch. You can read the original post here. I don't always create decorative type for my journal pages on location but, can surely say the following tree images are all plein air studies.
I can't wait to see everyone's work. This is such a celebration of trees. I must end with a quote......
The trees are God's great alphabet:
With them He writes in shining green
Across the world His thoughts serene