Georgia Sketchbook by Cathy Carey

Georgia 2005 p10

In late Spring of 2005 Brian and I went to Georgia, it was a chance for him to take a dedicated golf course at the Ritz Carleton, (WOW) and for me to take long hikes in pine forests and have fun taking pictures and making watercolors in my sketchbook. It was a really interesting  trip for me also because my Dad is from Rome, Georgia, and all my life I heard about that part of the world, and this was the first time I experienced it.

Georgia 2005 p25
Georgia 2005 p25

A beautiful full moon rose on our last night there – we had rented a boat and taken it out on the water, it was magical. Even though we got lost, we eventually made it back by following another boat!

Georgia 2005 p24
Georgia 2005 p24

A family of ducklings was wandering around outside our window.

Georgia 2005 p23
Georgia 2005 p23

Soft sunrises and vibrant sunsets.

Georgia 2005 p22
Georgia 2005 p22
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Georgia 2005 p21
Georgia 2005 p20
Georgia 2005 p20
Georgia 2005 p19
Georgia 2005 p19

All kinds of wildlife made their home in this area.

Georgia 2005 p18
Georgia 2005 p18
Georgia 2005 p17
Georgia 2005 p17

The pine trees made such interesting sculptural shapes.

Georgia 2005 p16
Georgia 2005 p16

As the moon waxed during our stay I loved watching the moonlight on the water.

Georgia 2005 p15
Georgia 2005 p15
Georgia 2005 p14
Georgia 2005 p14
Georgia 2005 p13
Georgia 2005 p13

There were so many paths through the forest, I went on hikes that lasted hours and loved the smell of the pine trees and sunshine. Luckily it wasn’t too hot out or buggy!

Georgia 2005 p12

Georgia 2005 p12
Georgia 2005 p11
Georgia 2005 p11

Ducklings in the stream

Georgia 2005 p10
Georgia 2005 p10
Georgia 2005 p9
Georgia 2005 p9
Georgia 2005 p8
Georgia 2005 p8

So many beautiful sights of the birds by the lake and through the trees

Georgia 2005 p7
Georgia 2005 p7
Georgia 2005 p6
Georgia 2005 p6
Georgia 2005 p5
Georgia 2005 p5

Some rainy days – it cleared by afternoon, and it was lovely to hear the sound of the rain in the trees

Georgia 2005 p4
Georgia 2005 p4
Georgia 2005 p3
Georgia 2005 p3
Georgia 2005 p2
Georgia 2005 p2
Georgia 2005 p1
Georgia 2005 p1

To see more of my paintings go to

http://www.artstudiosandiego.com

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http://www.steampunkjewelry.net

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