Posts tagged september 2019
photo diary: A stroll through the Tucson Botanical Gardens

The best time to visit is early in the morning, before the harsh Tucson sun beams down on you. All around you there’s different types of plants growing in the 18 gardens, and each area has it’s own mood. Some gardens encourage you to slow down, sit on a bench for a bit, and just chill. Other gardens are out in the open, showered in constant sunlight, great for taking a quick look, but the lack of seating and shade discourage you from staying too long.

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in my sketchbook: exploring watercolor & gouache

Learning art techniques through books or YouTube has never really worked for me. Books are static, and words aren’t always descriptive enough for me to understand what’s happening, why it’s happening, or what the next step is. With YouTube I never feel like I’m getting the full picture, or I’m constantly rewinding videos because techniques are showed in a time lapse format.

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