Category Archives: Painting

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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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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Peanut drawing, ‘wow’ street sculpture and the Motherlode Web site

Today’s DT. Pretty busy day today. Did these little peanut sketches –  one in pen and one in pencil of some left-over peanut shells as celebrations wind down.    Today’s Artist: Artist: Arne Quinze. This is a note from his … Continue reading

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Starting a new study, plus Georgio Morandi and Stick Forest sculptures

  Today’s DT. I did a lot of art exploration for upcoming blog entries, so I had only time for this structural outline for a study of one of the singing angels in the Ghent altarpiece by the Van Eyck’s … Continue reading

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Eagle drawings plus notes on Keene Wilson and Alyson Stanfield

Today’s DT.  Attaching a sketch of eagles I drew in our excellent provincial  natural history museum. Museums are a wonderful place to do drawings. Especially during a Canadian winter. These were done in a recent past winter, not this year. … Continue reading

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DT Flower study, great Moleskine to see plus Oil Painting resource

Today’s DT. Continuing to jump from this to that…. Today decided to do something with  flower imagery.  So turned to my trusty sketchbook and did this study  with 4H pencil and Prismacolor pencils.   Detail shown below         … Continue reading

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