The New England landscape is very lush in the summer months and there's no shortage of beautiful trees in a astounding palette of greens to draw inspiration from:
A view from my deck of the woods that surrounds my home
There are so many things to draw inspiration from on a walk through the woods. The trees and plants of course but there's also the sounds.
female ruby throated hummingbird
and one of my favorite sounds is the coo of the mourning dove
There's a lot of inspiration to be found on the ground in the woods as well:
the surface of a felled tree
I love ferns both such great color and texture (and they are a lot of fun to leaf print with - just use a foam brush to lightly coat them with paint and then press into either fabric or paper to create a print)
moss on a stone wall
And of course when fall arrives in New England all that greenery bursts into a palette of yellow, reds and oranges:
my backyard in the fall
Which gives way to winter and the woods become filled with shades of brown:
No matter what time of the year you walk through the woods there's always something to be inspired by!