A week of noonish time sketches…

I challenged myself to do a drawing about noon every day for a week just to see what would happen and what I would get. Here are the eight drawings. All three cats are memorialized. Of course. The sketchbook is

A week of noonish time sketches…

I challenged myself to do a drawing about noon every day for a week just to see what would happen and what I would get. Here are the eight drawings. All three cats are memorialized. Of course. The sketchbook is

Sketchbooks pages 09-15 Jul 2016

Another week of more daily drawings. Here is the collection of sketchbook pages I worked on during the past week, Sat 09 Jul through Fri 15 Jul 2016. I’m trying to finish up worksheets from a class on Drawing from

Sketchbooks pages 09-15 Jul 2016

Another week of more daily drawings. Here is the collection of sketchbook pages I worked on during the past week, Sat 09 Jul through Fri 15 Jul 2016. I’m trying to finish up worksheets from a class on Drawing from

Sketchbook pages during a week

Sometimes it takes a while to actually finish a page in a sketchbook. I wanted to record for a week all the pages in my different sketchbooks that I touched or modified in some way. Here’s the collection of images

Sketchbook pages during a week

Sometimes it takes a while to actually finish a page in a sketchbook. I wanted to record for a week all the pages in my different sketchbooks that I touched or modified in some way. Here’s the collection of images

2014, watercolor, ink

First day back in the old neighborhood

One of my regular traditions when I go back home is to walk around the neighborhood looking at all the houses and see what’s the same and what’s different. The landscaping for these big Victorians is often quite lovely as

2014, watercolor, ink

First day back in the old neighborhood

One of my regular traditions when I go back home is to walk around the neighborhood looking at all the houses and see what’s the same and what’s different. The landscaping for these big Victorians is often quite lovely as

Coffee shop, watercolor, ink, 2015

Sketching at a coffee shop

I had an assignment to do from the latest klass in Sketchbook Skool. Miguel Herranz asked that we find a busy scene and find something of interest. Put that in the center of the drawing and working out from there

Coffee shop, watercolor, ink, 2015

Sketching at a coffee shop

I had an assignment to do from the latest klass in Sketchbook Skool. Miguel Herranz asked that we find a busy scene and find something of interest. Put that in the center of the drawing and working out from there

A sketch booking outing

A day out and about

For a recent art lesson, my friend Charlene and I met at Molbak’s, a local garden center, to draw and sketch there. It’s a beautiful place with lots of treasures, botanical and otherwise, in every corner. It’s always a challenge

A sketch booking outing

A day out and about

For a recent art lesson, my friend Charlene and I met at Molbak’s, a local garden center, to draw and sketch there. It’s a beautiful place with lots of treasures, botanical and otherwise, in every corner. It’s always a challenge

Tourist Day in Boston, 2014, watercolor, ink

Being a tourist in Boston

This is a day from my European sketchbook when my family and I went into Boston last summer and were total tourists! We took the trolley in partly because it was more convenient, and partly because we don’t have them

Tourist Day in Boston, 2014, watercolor, ink

Being a tourist in Boston

This is a day from my European sketchbook when my family and I went into Boston last summer and were total tourists! We took the trolley in partly because it was more convenient, and partly because we don’t have them

2014, watercolor, ink

More summer memories from 2014

On the first full day back home last summer, Peter and I took the kids and went kayaking and paddle boarding on the Charles River. It was a lovely day and the water was still and perfect for reflections from

2014, watercolor, ink

More summer memories from 2014

On the first full day back home last summer, Peter and I took the kids and went kayaking and paddle boarding on the Charles River. It was a lovely day and the water was still and perfect for reflections from

reindeer, 2015, watercolor

Reindeer live all year round, not just at Christmas

I have a sketchbook devoted just to animals to practice drawing and painting them. This reindeer was from a cover photo of a Christmas catalog. I learned that reindeer have really odd pointy side toes. Who knew?!

reindeer, 2015, watercolor

Reindeer live all year round, not just at Christmas

I have a sketchbook devoted just to animals to practice drawing and painting them. This reindeer was from a cover photo of a Christmas catalog. I learned that reindeer have really odd pointy side toes. Who knew?!

EDM 54, color, 2015

Color – what a fabulous thing!

The Everyday Matters prompt was to draw something that I love. I decided on one of my favorite things: color, and lots of it! My second choice would have been chocolate or my pets.

EDM 54, color, 2015

Color – what a fabulous thing!

The Everyday Matters prompt was to draw something that I love. I decided on one of my favorite things: color, and lots of it! My second choice would have been chocolate or my pets.