Tag Archives: Luke

Luke Will Be Missed So Much

Luke was such a good dog. He loved keeping us company, was always ready to help with the dishes, valiantly defended the house from the mailman, and was a terrific model for my sketches to boot. Funny how much you … Continue reading

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Luke Takes a Nap

I intended to rework yesterday’s sketch but after a few attempts instead spent the evening sketching Luke as he slept beside me. Since last week when I saw my sister-in-law’s delightful sketch of a lamb, I had been wanting to … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Walk

Although I continued to work on color this afternoon, this quick sketch of Luke and two guests is my favorite sketch for the day. I like the expressions and the story it suggests. This is an iPad/ Procreate sketch.

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Luke Keeps an Eye on Me

I have been enjoying experimenting with charcoal, pastels and water. I am getting a greater range of textures and luminance than when I use watercolor alone. And, the water fixes the charcoal and pastel, eliminating the need for the regular fixative with … Continue reading

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Luke Loves My Desk

Luke loves sleeping under my desk. This is a quick pencil sketch on pastel paper.

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Luke Wants In

Luke was banished so people could work inside on the bathroom without his supervision, poor Luke! I continued to work on showing light and think the bits on the patio, furniture, and greenery convey midday California light. However, the light … Continue reading

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