Monthly Archives: January 2016

Drawing of little home and garden + artist Mihaela Noroc

Today’s DT – Home and garden. Showing final drawing above (5.5″x8.5″) plus the nearly final version and the  2H pencil layout below. A little home near the church in yesterday’s drawing. The photo was dark with a lot of background … Continue reading

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Pen drawing of a church + artist Liz Steel

Today’s DT – St. Andrews Church. Showing final drawing above (5.5″x8.5″) plus the line drawing and pencil layout below.  I did some reading today about urban sketching and put the time into a careful (perhaps too careful)  pencil drawing before … Continue reading

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Doorway drawing + Alternative homes + decaying post-communist world photos

Today’s DT – Doorway drawing. Pen and pencil crayon. The plan is to follow my own advice and do drawings from Scotland as seen in Google Streetview every day. There are obvious short-comings in this sketch – skewed off to … Continue reading

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Some People sketches + Kirsteen Pieterse sculpture + Brooklin Pix + animal trails in the snow

Today’s DT – Sketches of people. These were done outside in warmer weather in a local park. Just people standing around.     Today’s    Artist: Kirsteen Pieterse   “Pieterse’s sculptures and drawings frequently cross over between the disciplines of fine … Continue reading

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Book on Relief Printmaking + Artist Robin Cole Smith + the Museum of the Romanian Peasant ( really !)

Today’s DT – Book Review Relief Printmaking By Ann Westley, Watson Guptil, 2001, 111 pages + related material I recommend this book which covers every aspect of relief printmaking and some of  its extensions. It packs a lot of thinking … Continue reading

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Awa Tsireh + Museum Syndicate Site

Today’s DT – Nothing of mine today. Today’s    Artist: Awa Tsireh. This note is from the Smithsonian site: “The paintings of Awa Tsireh (1898–1955), represent an encounter between the art traditions of native Pueblo peoples in the Southwestern United States and … Continue reading

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Tree drawing + Csilla Sadloch + Treehouses

Today’s DT – Small Drawing of Pine trees.  Simple view of a row of Ponderosa Pines backlit by brilliant sun on light snow. HB pencil   6.75×4.5″ (17x12cm).  I saw these trees and their raking shadows as they stood like soldiers … Continue reading

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