I-87 North and I-87 South

I-87 North is the road to Canada. I-87 South is the road to New York City. It’s mid-autumn in Upstate New York and mornings are frosty clean crisp. The daylight filters through the deciduous evergreen mix of forest, atmosphere thickening as the layer of mountains recedes. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/i-87-north/772635 https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/i-87south/772637

Pumpkinseed

Pumpkinseed, watercolor, 2018, 6×8″, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger These North American natives are commonly called Pumpkinseeds because of the black flap at the edge of their gills.Lepomis gibbosus is included in the common sunfish family (Centrarchidae). They can grow quite large for a smallish fish (i.e. over 9″) but most that I’ve seenContinue reading “Pumpkinseed”