Homegrown

Homegrown

The more curious my home-grown vegetables look, the quicker I run for my sketchbook. Pulling up carrots is a joy, another rite of spring. Below, a bunch of Scarlet Nantes planted last fall. Daucus carota subsp. sativus,  Tasty, nutritious… much more flavor in a...
Time flies (don’t blink)

Time flies (don’t blink)

Before I am buried in spring sketches (then summer!),  I have to look back at pages from a memorable fall and winter. Here, some of the small stuff underfoot in our garden, a briefly glorious old neighborhood tree, a sampling of spring vegetables… Soon, a...
Coastal Sketchbook

Coastal Sketchbook

Perched near the edge of a cliff over the Pacific Ocean… my favorite place to sit with a sketchbook. Colored pencil and graphite Sonoma Coast, CA locations: Cliff near Gleason Beach (left)- note the house and fence at the top, for scale Bodega Head (below)...

Strawberry, Strawberry, Pea

Sketchbook, Krista Anandakuttan Spring 2015 A spring to remember: strawberry, strawberry, (strawberry, strawberry), pea. Of note: Fragaria x ananassa: not a berry, a strawberry is really an aggregate accessory fruit… Enjoyed (wild) since the stone age,...