Tag Archives: ink and watercolor
The highlight of the week was the workshop we did on Wednesday. Ana graciously invited us to her beautiful yard with an amazing view of the sound. A couple of folks were sketching for the first time, I hope they … Continue reading
So glad to be sketching outside again! Thankfully things are beginning to open up a bit. The conundrum is the balance between possibility and probability. There is a possibility of becoming infected anytime I have contact with the world outside … Continue reading
We have been in France now for 10 days; so many memories already. This trip stands out in that I have been more faithful at sketching in my journal than ever before. Another twist is that I determined to make … Continue reading
Elisa is a friend of mine, the daughter-in-law of my friend Tim. She is one of those artists whose work leaves me speechless. Elisa does botanical illustrations, a specific form of art not for the weak of heart. Botanical Illustrations … Continue reading
Ink, specifically a fountain pen, is my go-to sketching implement. My first sketches were with Rapidograph and Micron pens, no watercolor and rarely any pencil. Over the years the Rapidograph was retired as being too difficult to keep clean and … Continue reading
One of the oldest buildings on the Mukilteo waterfront is the DiamondKnot Brewpub. Originally it was a bus barn, as evidenced by the beams, brick, and roll-up door. It’s first role as a pub was Cheers Too. In the 1990’s … Continue reading
There is something wonderful about tracking your life in sketches and words. Suhita’s blog, Sketch Away is great inspiration.
The teapot in Bath, and a street in Kyoto are both travel sketches yet they do not qualify as urban sketches. The teapot was done on location yet it does not qualify for an urban sketch due to the content. … Continue reading
Looking out the window on a blustery fall morning. An abstract collage of color with bare branches crisscrossing the scene.