Morning Sketch from a Field Afternoon: treasures

I drew this sketch this morning, with my morning tea, from a few first sketches I’d drawn yesterday—(it was still a heatwave, so I’d gone back in after a little while even with my water canteen.) I drew with pencil, eraser, and pocket-book in a little spot in nature where I could kneel beneath this high fern and gaze up a little to find hidden treasures…like these three little heart-shaped leaves tilted different ways and a low-reaching vine spilling over with another little leaf or two…

Jade

Today I will finish up The Portrait of a Lady begun a couple months ago as this Henry James is due back to the library today and I have just a few pages left…

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