Adventures with drawing and painting

Watercolor painting of fall leaves.

Fall leaves

Fall is generally my favorite time of year, although this year it is taking a long time for that “feeling” to reach me. These watercolor paintings of fall leaves are helping to bring the mood. I wanted to put a couple of postcards/notes in a recent packet of cards and letters to my folks back […]

Watercolor painting of the evening sky and silhouettes of trees.

Late evening in the park

I painted this watercolor painting of our local park at dusk the other night after my daughter and I took the dog out on an evening walk. The sky was unexpectedly clear and the light was fading, but there was a lot of color in the sky. I used a pencil, a Uniball Vision pen, […]

Watercolor painting of the Ochil Hills.

Looking down The Law

Here is a recent landscape watercolor painting of a hill called The Law in Scotland. Going down The Law, one of the hills in the Ochil Hills range, was the best part of my recent hike up Ben Cleuch. After getting to the top of Ben Cleuch, we slowly descended down The Law and the […]


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Hi, Iโ€™m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!

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