Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Four
Values - Shapes - Dominance
What do I look for when I'm out in the world sketching? What are the questions I ask myself before I touch my pen or brush to the paper?
Question 1: What grabs my attention?
Question 2: Why does (blank) grab my attention: shape;...
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...
Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Two
Posted: February 21, 2019
Part Two 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 Studio in...
Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part one
Posted: February 14, 2019
As a sneak preview of the techniques I'll be teaching in May of 2019 at Chapel Cottage Studio in Abergavenny. I'm posting examples from my travels in Bristol, London, Abergavenny, Swansea, St. Ives and the little stops between....
With phone in hand, for still photos and video, as well as a GoPro secured in my chest harness, I climb out the window from my sixth-floor room at the hostel. A towel serves as a cushion to ease the discomfort of sitting on the framing of the casement...
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