Two pages of sketches that I did using a Bic Cristal pen. The lowly Bic can be an exquisite sketching tool. These hats were our featured subject from our sketch night this past Wednesday. Advertisements
I was in the city today sketching with the NYC Urban Sketchers. We sketched at the NY Waterway Ferry terminal. There was a ferry that was sitting at the dock. I was able to sketch it because it was just sitting there. The other ferries were careening in and out of the terminal and it … More Sketching in the city
My grandmother had a recipe where she made baked beans out of white lima beans. She used to make then when she was roasting pork. When I don’t have the time to soak dry beans, I use Hanover or Goya Butter Beans. There’s no butter in them, I guess they get their name from the … More Butter Beans
Good afternoon! Below is a sketch I did with my sketch group this past week. We get together once a week, pick a subject and we bring in those items to sketch. I didn’t get much sketching time this week because I was taking care of some administrative stuff for the group, but I did … More Sketch from Wednesday
This gentleman, Rick N, is a very prolific contributor to Sktchy, the app I use for reference photos. I have sketched him a few times. The object of this sketch was to use my non-dominant hand and sketch a person in 5 minutes. I prefer to use live people when I can but when that … More 5 minute sketch using my left hand
Today, I went out with some friends to sketch at a local wildlife refuge. The refuge has many live and stuffed subjects to sketch. It is wayyy to cold to sketch outside so I went into the Nature Center to sketch the taxidermy animals. I sketched this possum and found out that possums can eat … More Getting out to sketch….
Here is the 12th day of Christmas. I hope you enjoyed this little series. And Cleo the cat.