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© Jacqueline Perry, “Black Bear”, spray paint on paper Each summer, our family would return to the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We might spot a black bear sometime during our stay. One might ramble across my grandmother’s field or be spotted in a … Continue reading
Returning from Iowa City today, I crossed a swollen Cedar River. The boundaries between field and stream had long disappeared. Once home, I went to take flood pictures of ‘The Rock’. Between the Ben Franklin Store and the river I met a mom … Continue reading
I didn’t intend to take the winter off, but I’m happy to be back blogging on nature and faith, and how art seems to bridge these for me. The Pastors on Parade event scheduled for January was cancelled due to … Continue reading
Sketchbook drawing of the creek at Pilgrim Park, by Jacqueline Perry, 2012 At sunrise, I hiked the steep hill to a favorite spot in Pilgrim Park (near Princeton, Illinois). In the past, I would always find deer there; but, no deer this time. … Continue reading
For a short time today, I drew by the river. On the riverbank, about one hundred Canada Geese forged for food in the grass. The geese made poor models, moving every few seconds. It was cold, too. Each time a small … Continue reading
Harbor – Any place of shelter or refuge. Tomorrow our family will celebrate the life of one family member while another will have heart surgery.
(Above) Horse studies from the sketchbook of Jacqueline Perry, 2012 One afternoon in June, my friend and I went to the stables at Glendorn to sketch horses. The horses moved every few seconds to keep the bugs off; at least … Continue reading