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I work a couple of sketches similar to the commissioned pieces. trying strokes for leaves, sky variations, whatever I need to play with! The two small studies of bungalows in NW Portland (below) turned out okay for test subjects!! They … Continue reading
Last month’s Every Day in May challenge, and my requiring no pencil, has a hold over in that as I am stressed and busy I continue with just a sketch of anything I pull out of the bag of images, … Continue reading
Working this months Virtual Sketchwalk (all flowering thangs) on Hahnemühle Post Cards, mostly directly in ink again, as I have no time so am doing quick sketches. Pepper trees remind me of Canoga Avenue in the San Fernando Valley, which … Continue reading
I like doing full images more than a hundred… THAT’S what I learned from #oneweek100people. I did this from a picture of Mitchell laying on a fully re-tied spring set. I’m happy with the way it turned out, and wish … Continue reading
Okay this was fun for a bit… But still faces a no-go for me! Gregory allowed me to have a bit of fun with them, and find a way in… ONE more day, and no more. This time I mean … Continue reading
That’s a winner… Mitchell! Okay I thought I’d do the 100-faces-in-a-week. I’m not terrible with faces, I just am not too interested in drawing them. So here is one day of that, and no more. Can’t do challenges just because … Continue reading
I love this picture of Maddie flying with her ears in the air, and wanted to try to capture it. A challenge for me. I decided to pair it for Dan with one of her puppy pictures. Goal was to … Continue reading
Bleeding Hearts As of today this reminds me not only of family, but of this incredibly awful political season and the vitriol among people on the “same side.” I am told I am a bleedin’ heart liberal. I wear it … Continue reading
Skies as expressive as a tropical ocean. Deep calm. Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen, De Atramentis Document black ink; Holbein and Daniel Smith watercolors. Photograph by Murilo Romeiro of a beach in Brazil. I started a Facebook group page … Continue reading
I love this image by Joan Wilson of the Ucluelet in British Columbia. Working on skies and washes, they are so not easy. Challenges the zennie in me; they can be overworked in the blink of an eye! Pentalic Aqua … Continue reading
The inspiration for this virtual walk came from a Preservation Leadership blog on Early San Francisco Parking Garages. I love funky old buildings, and these are anonymously designed (in some cases) and I don’t want them torn down! To see … Continue reading
The inspiration for this virtual walk came from a Preservation Leadership blog on Early San Fransisco Parking Garages. I love funky old buildings, and these are anonymously designed (in some cases) and I don’t want them torn down! As usual, … Continue reading
My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy began HERE. . . This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one … Continue reading