- a charcoal pencil sketch
- cold-press paper watercolor
- an impasto-style oil painting
I took the original photo from ground level. The noon-day sun illuminated the blooms from almost directly over-head.
MADISON – Using the meticulous phenological records of two iconic American naturalists, Henry David Thoreau and Aldo Leopold, scientists have demonstrated that native plants in the eastern United States are flowering as much as a month earlier in response to a warming climate.Here's an additional link: An early sign of spring, earlier than ever.