Sketchbook Story Time No. 11 - Sketching in Great Britain with Black and Sepia Inks

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 11

Sketching in Great Britain with black and sepia inks

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Online Challenges

color Mar 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

Warning ... this is a long post.

 A couple of months ago I joined several sketching and watercolor groups on Facebook. I had two goals.  I wanted to discover new artists with whom I might like to take a workshop and I wanted to share my own experience as an artist with...

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Sketching in Wales

travel workshops Mar 15, 2019

March 15, 2019

A week from tomorrow I will board a plane and begin my eight week adventure in Wales and England! This will be the first spring in the UK.  I've only explored there in the autumn and I'm looking forward to experiencing the blankets of bluebells that cover the rolling hills and...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 6 - September 15, 2012 to September 21, 2012

sketchbook story time Mar 12, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 6

September 15, 2012 to September 21, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Four - Values Shapes Dominance

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Four

Values - Shapes - Dominance

Part Four of a Twelve Part weekly posting of sketches created while exploring the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2018.  These sketches are a sneak preview of the techniques I'll be teaching in Wales this May at Chapel Cottage...

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March Madness Alphabet Challenge

challenges dala art Mar 05, 2019

March 5, 2019

During the month of March I'm participating in a challenge within the Facebook group Sketching & Watercolour: Tools, Tips and Techniques. The challenge is to create a sketch each day following a prompt that is listed, generally the night before. Since sketching daily is not at...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 5 - August 23, 2012 to September 12, 2012

sketchbook story time Mar 05, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 5

August 23, 2012 to September 12, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Dala Art Challenge - Seven Days of Dala Sketching

dala art Mar 03, 2019

March 2, 2019

A last minute announcement!  Tomorrow starts the Seven Day Dala Challenge! It's the kick-off event for the Dala Art group where artists may post Mandalas and Dala Art that they have created themselves, either in progress or completed. Participating in the challenge is not...

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Three - Twenty Steps

 

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Three - Twenty Steps

Posted: February 28, 2019

The video above was filmed many years ago on a cold, winter day in Ashville, North Carolina shortly after I invented one of my drawing/painting games.  Taking twenty steps and forcing myself to draw something...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 4 - August 2, 2012 to August 16, 2012

sketchbook story time Feb 26, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 4 - August 2, 2012 to August 16, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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