Javan tree frog (Rhacophorus margaritifer) & 2023 goals

 Javan tree frog (Rhacophorus margaritifer) & 2023 goals

 (Image credit: Kuritafsheen via Getty Images) image reference: https://www.livescience.com/50692-frog-facts.html This is my first painting of 2023, so I have an opportunity to decide how I want to do my painting and art notes this year. I make art because: it...
Weddell  seals – Leptonychotes wedelli

Weddell  seals – Leptonychotes wedelli

Image reference: https://www.doi.gov/blog/11-photos-affectionate-animals from 11 photos of affectionate animals, US Department of the Interior Fact sheet:  https://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/wildlife/weddell_seals.php Inspiration True...
heliconia obscura

heliconia obscura

mage reference: photograph By Justin Lebar -https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=951141 inspiration: I decided to paint a plant, searched for endangered flowers, and found this intriguing image. The plant is also sometimes called a “lobster claw” or “toucan...
Santa Cruz Island Fox

Santa Cruz Island Fox

urocyon littoralis santacruzae) recovery story and initial image reference more info and final image reference inspiration: I found this creature by searching for endangered species success stories. I wanted to find an example of successful advocacy. The species has...