Category Archives: urban sketchers

Nostalgie Book 2017

I did more experimentation in this book than any other to date. I also went back to my 40-year-old habit of writing and sketching… Been doing that since boring architectural history classes. I am sorry but had to leave a … Continue reading

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USk: Oregon Greens

Oregon green rivals Ireland, no two ways about it. Below is a favorite crook in the road on our way from Portland to Southern Oregon near the South Fork of the Umpqua River. Pulled over to sketch it — and … Continue reading

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USk: Portland Fret Works

Finally we were able to pry Mitchell’s guitar out of his hands long enough to have Mike at Portland Fret Works re-fret and restring his 12-string guitar. I only caught the back of Mike because he was working on it! … Continue reading

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SoCS: Dentist

Because I  journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, I am again trying to participate in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  I write to a timer, 15 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my … Continue reading

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USk: Another Cal-Bag

What can I say… it is outside my office window. Feeling stuck, I turn to a material I rarely use, Watercolor charcoal big fat pencil. If that won’t loosen you up — having no control with a fat dull tip … Continue reading

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USk: SCBWI Day

Somehow I have to sketch every day… Nothing special, a doodle in front and in the lecture hall. I felt like I was coming down with something by the end of the day… so a very half-hearted attempt to finish!! … Continue reading

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USk: PAG lecture doodles

Gads I even remembered to post the pic of me drawing… as I now have a phone on me. This will probably be the first and last time, but my husband is so sweet… About to become dueling phones… Stillman … Continue reading

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