Author Archives: Terry Christopherson

About Terry Christopherson

I sketch, I paint, I travel and eat, that is what my sites are all about.

Ma grande aventure virtualle – savoring Najac, France


Arrived at Gare de Lyon Par-dieu, early enough to grab a coffee and a croissant at the cafe across the street. My plan was to catch the first train leaving the station, to wherever it went. After a couple of … Continue reading

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ma grande aventure virtuelle – first three stops


Well, I am off on ma grande aventure virtuelle! First stop, headed back to Normandy in France, was last there three months ago, seems like so much longer. The Château de Domfront was important enough to be attacked by William … Continue reading

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Two tickets, where would we go? Let’s take a trip!


If we had free tickets to anyplace in the world, where would we go? I have asked people that question all over the world, dreaming about une grande aventure has always been good for conversation, even more so as many … Continue reading

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Another week, a glimpse of things opening


It was a good week. We did a couple of video chats with friends and family, there is a bit of talk about some things opening up, some of the COVID stats are looking better – I always look for … Continue reading

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How to Travelsketch from Photos, and some recent sketches


One of the delights of being a Travelsketcher is being immersed in a place, soaking up the sights and sounds of the people going by, the breeze blowing, while your sketchpad and paints connect you to the environment, actually making … Continue reading

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Harbour Pointe, but done with gouache


Here are two more gouache paintings of sketching the neighborhood. I am done with gouache for now. What I learned is that watercolor works better for what I do. Before I expand on that I will acknowledge that there are … Continue reading

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The neighborhood journey and working with gouache continues


These sketching projects are proving to be entertaining and challenging, a good thing for art. After doing the sketch of Nic’s Barbershop with gouache I have decided to finish the “neighborhood journey” project all in gouache. As Marie of Expeditionary … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s neighborhood journey sketch, some different techniques


This is fun, taking a closer look at things close to home. Yesterday I did my third location, all are listed at Instagram or my FB page. For this sketch i used some techniques that workshop alumni will find a … Continue reading

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Take a journey near to home, join me


Join me on a journey close to home, sketching along the way Le Confinement has changed our travel habits,  Tolkien wrote  Roads go ever ever onUnder cloud and under star,Yet feet that wandering have goneTurn at last to home afar. … Continue reading

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Le Confinement, Livre 1


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