These double-page drawings are from a field sketchbook of North Carolina native habitats and natural communities in the coastal plain, piedmont, and mountain regions of the state. Each drawing shows characteristic details of each habitat on a particular day and season. Coastal Plain habitat sketches are Shelter Creek, Black River, Croatan National Forest, Shaken Creek Savannas, and Holly Shelter. Piedmont sketches are Mitchell Mill Flatrock, Picture Creek Diabase Glade, Flower Hill, B.W.Wells Natural Area, Swift Creek, Raven Rock, and Haw River, Mountain habitats are Moses Cone, Rich Mountain Gap and Little River, Waterfalls, and Cedar Rock, all in Dupont State Forest. Click thumbnails to see each whole page.
Artwork copyright © 2013 by Betty Lou Chaika. No images may be copied, displayed, reposted, or republished without express consent of the artist.
Thank you so much , Dear Sister, for your beautiful work of honoring nature and sharing it with the world.
And thank you, Moksha, for your music which is such a sweet gift to the world as well
Marcia E Herman
Wow! These are so well crafted and beautifully executed. Among the best I have ever seen. And what a lot of wonderful observation and visiting of nature they represent. Thank you for sharing.
Thanks, Marcia. I value your opinion, knowing that you are an intimate observer of nature as well!
These are amazing! I look forward to looking deeper into them! thank you🙏🏼
Jude, thanks, I’d like to hear more about your interest in nature journaling.
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Betty Lou Chaika
You’re welcome. Thanks for letting me know!