The climate and and plant life are very different from my home in Montreal, I tired to capture the beautiful colours and light. I have done two other drawings of the plant life of California that I will be posting soon.
A softly rocking sail boat is great inspiration for art, so here is a digital painting of the hatch to the upper deck. Me and my family are staying in a sail boat in San Francisco bay, for the next 3 weeks.
I did not have a reference image for this, but I spent a couple hours in the Garden of the Gods park. It has these beautiful monolithic sandstone mountains that are pin priced with holes and caves that are populated with birds.
When I am not working with technology, I can often be found in the backcountry; always happiest in the presence of mountains. In 2014 I successfully completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail with my three kids. I ...
Recently married to a wonderful woman. We have committed to making outdoor adventures a big part of our lives. Step one was moving to Colorado so we could be close to the mountains. Let's get this party started!
Naturalist, writer, social media, homeschooler, backpacker, cross-country skier. Currently in Montana and planning a year-long European adventure. Chronicling our family's fun at www.travelingmel.com and on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/travelingmel