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VSW: Green Hotel, Pasadena, California
Sketch to ink to grisaille to underpainting (for brightness) to final watercolor!. I spent a lot of time in Pasadena and love the Green Hotel! Above, pencil sketches and a relaxed layout of the entry and one end of the … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, challenge, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, virtual sketching, waterbrush, watercolor Tagged architecture, art journal, California, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, drawing architecture, Green Hotel, Holbein, Lexington Grey Noodlers ink, Moleskin Watercolor journal, Pasadena, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Primatek, Sennelier, watercolor 12 Comments
Random thoughts about architectural school
Musings today. And continuing to finish off this breaking apart Pentalic! Being a student in a great architectural school prior to the advent of CAD, and exposed to some amazing and innovative thinkers was a huge gift. Los Angeles was … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, creativity, drawing, journal, pen & ink, process, sketchbook Tagged architecture, art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, drawing architecture, Holbein, Lamy Joy, Lexington Grey Noodlers ink, Pentalic Aqua Journal, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Sennelier, watercolor 2 Comments
Hand-Mind Creative Connections
Liz Steel asked this morning if the architects she knows who draw needed to learn observational skills in order to sketch as artists. I sketch, practiced architecture until I left it to pursue art, and am an artist. Most of … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, creativity, making a living, memory, process Tagged architecture, creativity, dialogue, drawing architecture, mind-brain connection, perspective 4 Comments
VSW: Alamo, a Fast Study
In an effort to begin to discuss how I look at buildings in order to begin to draw them, I took an image of the Alamo and dissected it. Most of this I do by simply looking, but what helps … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, class, drawing, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, timed painting, urban sketchers, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged Alamo, architecture, art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, drawing architecture, Lamy Al-Star, learning perspective, Moleskin Watercolor journal, perspective, Platinum Carbon pen, Sennelier, Texas, urban sketchers, USk, virtual sketchwalk, watercolor 13 Comments