Spring is dragging its feet here in Alaska. A week ago the sun had been warm and kind, then off it went, replaced by snow and clouds.
A miniature rose with sunny blossoms was waiting for me at the store in the Valley and although my husband wasn’t with me, he bought them for me for Mother’s Day. He’s nice that way.
So with snow falling outside this morning, I happily sketched these roses in my studio.
The sun came out briefly this afternoon and although it was still cool, I sketched the shadows that fell on a balsam poplar. Wildflowers will show up soon and they will be wonderful to sketch out in the warm sunshine, but until then I’ll paint color where I can find it.