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Thursday Doors, USk: Grimm and Impact on 26th
26th Avenue, two doors within throwing distance of our studio. Above, on the historic American Canning Company, which then became the Multnomah County Medical Examiners offices (and then, how apropos) became the door to Grimm’s studio costuming annex. (Sitting across … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, challenge, pen & ink, sketchbook, urban sketchers, watercolor Tagged #thursdaydoors, #WorldWatercolorMonth, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, De Atramentis Tobacco ink, doors, green door, Grimm, Impact Jiu Jitzu, pan watercolors, Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen, Portland Urban Sketchers, Sennelier, urban sketchers, Urban Sketchers Portland, USk, watercolor 8 Comments
World-wide Sketchcrawl in the Studio
Watched a journal making class, then made journals today unlike what I saw — hearkening back to may leather-bag-making days, needles and knots. Thought, as I do, about the full moon energy, and where I was going. Played with colored … Continue reading
Posted in color, drawing, pen & ink, pencil, sketchcrawl, urban sketchers Tagged Calbag, colored pencils, Grimm, Portland Urban Sketchers, urban sketchers, Willamette Leave a comment
USk: MPF Conservation’s NW Neighborhood
I haven’t sketched outdoors much lately. I wondered what I might make of our buildings. Our studio is in an industrial area in NW Portland. This is the approach from the freeway. We share space in the building with Portland … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, drawing, journal, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, urban sketchers, watercolor Tagged Alphabet District Portland, art journal, Calbag, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Grimm, MPF Conservation, Nicolai St, NW Industrial Sanctuary Portland, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Platinum Preppy pen, Portland Opera, Portland Oregon, Primatek, QoR watercolors, Rejuvenation, Strathmore journal, urban sketchers, Urban Sketchers Portland, USk, watercolor 4 Comments