Tuesday, September 30, 2014

the smoothness of hot press paper

Completely smooth ice-like flow with a pen. Delightful!

Monday, September 29, 2014

snails and fish

Working with color and expression to move forward.

Mixed media on Aquabee Superdeluxe

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Jack Kornfeld quote

From his book A Lamp in the Darkness

Friday, September 26, 2014

adding texture

In the journal.

Thursday, September 25, 2014


Trying an easel w/c on toothed w/c paper, pencil added and web.

Don't like the texture for pencil, but it's all about trying things.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

baseball guy

This guy's hair fascinated me--all combed forward from the crown of his head.

From a photo in the Globe.

Pen in the journal.

Monday, September 22, 2014

dog in the paper

Copying a little photo in the Globe.

Pen on the newspaper.

Friday, September 19, 2014

the 2 basics

We use them almost every meal.

Black w/c pencil (dry) in the journal.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

a doodle that grew

I kept adding things and ended up kind of liking him. An imagined dog.

Pencil, Blue is w/c; yellow is acrylic, for no particular reason

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

inspired by Andrea Joseph

Fun to fill in patterns.

Pen on paper, duh.

Friday, September 12, 2014

the global sketching inspiration, Danny Gregory

Drawn from a photo he posted online. Founder of Drawing Matters, Sketchbook Skool, and creator of many inspirational books of great sketchers.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

last live drawing

of my beloved Chaucer, before I have to give him away.

He's been with us 12 years; but I can't live with him any more. He's going to a new home.

w/c pencil on Strathmore drawing paper.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

table jumble

Continuing to practice what I learned from Andrea Joseph's videos in Sketchbook Skool.

On Rhodia paper with the teeny dots--so smooth, and a Papermate Profile ballpoint pen that doesn't blob at all.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

for the patient

A cheery bundle with balloon. A tight bundle in a big glass bowl.

Hard charcoal pencil in the journal.

Monday, September 01, 2014

Drawing on Labor Day

Best play AND work of all on Labor Day--drawing!

Green pencil in the journal.