Tag Archives: Chicago

Mother and Child

I always say I can’t draw from a photo, but I got to wondering if, after 23 months of daily sketching, if this is still true. I took so many great photos on our trip and would love to use these … Continue reading

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Father and Son Night Feeding

We are visiting relatives in Chicago and I had the lucky opportunity to sketch the newest member of my husband’s family while his father fed him. After several sketches that did not come close to capturing the bond between the … Continue reading

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Street Ball

The model yesterday at the figure drawing class conveyed fitness. She was strong, limber and full of energy and I caught some of her athleticism in the brush drawing of her above. One of my goals for this blog is … 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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