Don’t you just hate it when the subject you are sketching, switches positions? My subject below was very fidgety. He moved to different positions. I did my best to keep up.
Walking around hallways on Valentine’s Day, I saw evidence of cupid’s fallen arrows.
The shingles in disarray caught my attention. The spikey trees in the background couldn’t be cropped away. But including them adds a needed visual element and a narrative.
I like the saturated colors in this shot. It was a soft day.
This shadow is interesting…
I just couldn’t get out of the way…
Today, I take a break from February’s small watercolored sketches. The past couple have been sub par. Here is a photo of the last remaining plant in a cactus garden that I started shortly after moving west. It seems to be flourishing, just as I hope to be in the coming year.
When I was an active photographer, it was very difficult taking candid shots of people at close range. I did not wish my subjects to be aware of my presence. It is much easier being invisible with a sketch pad than a camera, although I am careful not to stare. Sketching is more stealthy to […]
This configuration of parking lot curbs, pavement and no-skid mat caught my attention. I liked the colors and, when I flattened the image in my mind’s eye, I thought of a balance point underneath a curved, tricolor beam. I could not resist applying a couple of filters to this image:
I noticed this cloudy moon on my home from work on New Year’s Eve. A fitting end to a gloomy year. I hope the next one is better,