Category Archives: architecture

Journal Editing

I was just talking about how I have to edit, and here is a journal entry which I can’t post… with a quickie sketch of a polychrome chair I am working on this weekend. This sketch is in Robert Oster … Continue reading

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VSW: Cathédrale de la Sainte Trinité, Paris

The very modern Cathédrale de la Sainte Trinité, from a Google image on Virtual Sketchwalk (yes I wish I was in Paris!) Designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. I love greys; few are what I call a straight grey, neither blue … Continue reading

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VSW: Tuileries, Paris

Tuileries, from an image by Demi Kalfa for Virtual Sketchwalk. Robert Oster’s Green at Night is new to me, on sale at Vanness in Grandpa’s Basement. *I shouldn’t tell you about Grandpa’s basement because, more for me.* It has rich … Continue reading

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VSW: Palais Bourban, Paris

Trying to participate in my Virtual Sketchwalk group more again… Even quick sketches keep my hand in the game. Palais Bourban, Paris, in a Jinhao 750 with JoWo nib and Super5 Darmstadt ink. *Darmstadt is not an easy work for … Continue reading

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VSW: Église Saint Germain l’Auxerrois, Paris

A comparison, direct watercolor versus linework…. I’m struglling with the 30×30 Direct Watercolor Challenge. I’m doing it because marc Holmes is such an amazing teacher — I learn things from him all the time and his work is so exciting … Continue reading

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VSW: Paris Street

Paris walk in Virtual Sketchwalk… this image from Joyce Harbin Cole. As I remember Paris, colorful and crowded in an intimate way. Ink painting… I am loving using inks in my sketchbook! Quick, not thinking too much, middle-of-the-night. To hear … Continue reading

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VSW: Centre Georges Pompidou

Paris walk in Virtual Sketchwalk… this image from Joyce Harbin Cole. I saw the Centre Pompidou just after it opened. Parisians were protesting the building, calling it ugly, but also protesting that they had moved many small museums into this … Continue reading

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