Sketch from the garden

“Butterfly Bush” original art by Susan Feniak  water color pencil on 8”x10” paper

So far its been a rather wet inclement weekend.  We started hauling our belongings off our boat and bringing them home today.  Soon it will be time to winterize and store her.  All this has me missing the long hot days of summer.  Relaxing outside whether on our deck, in the garden, or on our boat. sigh.  How quickly fall has moved in!

So, I took time out to help me remember those lazy days of summer and did a quick sketch of my Butterfly Bush.



21 Comments on “Sketch from the garden”

  1. cynt5525 says:

    Thank You!!! 🙂 Cynthia


  2. Karen Oliver says:

    Hi Susan

    I enjoy your art work and would like to continue to receive your posts. Please change my email address to:




    • sefeniak says:

      Hi Karen, I sent an email to you this morning but then did a little exploring and managed to changed your email address here as well. Thanks for visiting and take care.:)


  3. violetski says:

    Beautiful sketch Susan ! 😃❤️❤️
    Little sad story but you have summer , flower, sunshine in your sketchbook ❤️That butterfly bushes in your sketchbook never change ❤️


    • sefeniak says:

      Hello Violet, thank you for your kind comment on my Butterfly Bush sketch. I didn’t mean to be sad. But thinking about winter and fall does that to me. Putting our boat away for another year does too. Sketching that flower cheered me up! And there are many happy days ahead! XXX 🙂


      • violetski says:

        Ah, I understand what you mean !
        Of course many happy days 😃and wish you best for everyday . Looking forward to see more your sketches 😃❤️


      • sefeniak says:

        I have to make time for more painting and sketching! Wishing you the best for everyday too! I look forward to see news of you and Malus everyday. 🙂


  4. Carol King says:

    Beautiful butterfly bush sketch.


  5. Maura Artist says:

    Beautiful Sketch!! 🙂


  6. Nuno says:

    Nice sketch, Susan 🙂


  7. doronart says:

    Susan reading your story you feel little sad… but when you get to the flowers you start warming up and smile again…


  8. Don says:

    “Soon it will be time to winterize and store her.” Something about that sentence, Susan, that has a sadness about it, but also rest, and then, sunshine and joy again.


    • sefeniak says:

      Thanks Don. Winterizing and storing our boat does indeed make me sad. That is why I took time out and did some painting/sketching yesterday. That brings on happy thoughts and is an excellent diversion! I do know summer will return but it always seems so far off.


  9. artscottnet says:

    beautiful work, Susan!


  10. yer bro says:

    excellent Susan aren’t wc pencils fun!?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s