The pin oak tree in my backyard creates dramatic patterns, especially in the morning light.

Pin Oak and Morning LIght

I can’t put off attempting to capture some of its majesty even if it is only selecting a few of the shapes that delight me.

Sketch: Drawn first with Noodler’s Fountain Pen filled with Noodler’s Bad Belted Kingfisher blue ink, followed by Ciao Copic Markers