Wildlife Bridges in the Netherlands

While the mini-bus driver of our recent trip to the Kruller-Muller museum rattled on about the dutch countryside and the ubiquitous cows, (and how he didn't think much of Van Gogh) he mentioned as an aside, the eco bridges for animals. Well, we were surprised. They'd never really registered for me as, being from Australia, …

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Pine Cone Splash: new watercolor

pine cone watercolor on paper by susan wellington

I love the rough delicacy of pine cones but not under your feet! At the moment the weather’s getting warmer. Perhaps bare feet are in order? But be careful as those tough, woody pine cones litter the ground everywhere.  But for their purpose they are truly delicate. The way those hard cones open when they …

Just finished ‘A promise’ landscape watercolor

trees and water landscape watercolor by susan wellington

Finished this watercolor yesterday. It’s inspired by an island in Stockholm called Djurgården, which was the old royal hunting grounds. Now, it’s the big tourist island in Stockholm as the zoo and lots of museums and cafes are there. Though with all that, it’s mainly open woodland surrounded by water, and you really feel like …