underwater ripples in the river that distorted the rocks underneath along with bits and pieces of underwater plants

Studies of Water in the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden

For days 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 of my January 2022 ‘Sketch a Day’ challenge I abandoned the Tanum pond in Sweden and ‘flew’ down to Mexico to see some very different ponds at the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden. … Continue reading Studies of Water in the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden

The Purple Smoke Tree in Monet's Garden

Examining a Purple Smoke Tree in Monet’s Garden From All Angles

Because I’m a bit obsessive about purple smoke trees I managed to photograph this one in Monet’s Garden from all sorts of angles, making it a perfect choice for this challenge. What I learned, after sorting through the photos, is that on a … Continue reading Examining a Purple Smoke Tree in Monet’s Garden From All Angles