Earlier this week I was out with my camera and a little extra time on my hands (a rare commodity indeed), so I stopped and took a walk at a nearby forest preserve. I'm always fascinated by the tiny, beautiful blooms that appear in the spring, almost magically through the carpet of dry leaves. Here's a trillium in bloom as well as one I don't know. I added a little Photoshop magic to enhance their beauty:
Alisa Burke! She is doing a class called "Watercolor Bliss", and I was one of three lucky individuals to win a spot in the class. Check out her blog to see how wonderfully talented she is.