I went to Illinois last week to visit family. The pace is slower than New York, so I had some time to brush up on my watercolors. I made an accidental pun, weird!

My mother gave me her leftover watercolor paper and I started to make use of it. Here’s a warmup:

With the good paper:
I love cicadas. Am I the only one? Here are some studies of one I found on a walk. It had army camouflage pattern.