Monthly Archives: August 2016

Brooding

This morning I sketched with the North Park Drawing Group. It was a good session because the model put an enormous amount of expression into his poses and it was challenging to capture them. I like this sketch because the model’s slumping posture … Continue reading

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Groups at a Chicago Restaurant

After walking through Millennium Park in Chicago, which I should have sketched, we stopped at a nearby restaurant for an early dinner, just before sunset. Several groups were enjoying a drink together and I got a chance to sketch some of … Continue reading

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Young Artist at Work

I watched my young relative draw. He got down on the floor and into his work and I admired the  gusto with which he worked. The room itself was dark and I had trouble  showing the dim lighting. This is … Continue reading

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Two Cousins and a Photo Album

We are in Chicago visiting with Peter’s relatives and staying with a cousin who is the same age and shares a special bond with Peter. There is so much to catch up on, so much news, and so many great … Continue reading

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Impression of the Olympic Opening Ceremony

I was on a plane this evening during the olympic opening ceremony, sitting between two strangers who were both watching it on their computers. The colors, flags, lights, marching athletes, waving and movement was gorgeous. I thought it might be … Continue reading

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Sun and Sea

I drove north of San Diego today to visit an old friend who is spending the week at a resort in Carlsbad. At the end of the day we sat on the lawn above a young woman who was soaking … Continue reading

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Dog Watches Man Clean Camper

After the six-month trip with an abundance of subjects and scenes to sketch, I am learning to see possibilities for topics in my ordinary life again. The couch, the blinds, the dog, the vet’s office, cleaning the camper, it turns out that … Continue reading

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