Wintergrass

The “Friday Sketchers” ad hoc outing was to sketch at Wintergrass, a local bluegrass festival.  There certainly was a lot of jamming in the hall ways!

One of the people leaving this jam session looked at my sketch and said, “oh, that’s a good likeness of Ian.  He’s an old beatnik”.  I was pleased she could recognize him!

My first sketch of the day…. a concertina player in the lobby playing by himself.  He got up and moved but I had enough done that I could finish it.

Bass player in a jam session…. just drew her.

Here’s the group!

L to R:  Gordon, me, Angie, Lynn, John, Tina, Francisco, Rachel, Wanda (a friend of mine visiting from Portland).  Angie and her father, Francisco, were new today!  Welcome!

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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4 Responses to Wintergrass

  1. Tina Koyama says:

    Great sketches, Kate! The bass player in braids… I sketched her from the back!

  2. LucyJartz says:

    I like the group pic with all the sketchbooks. It looks like so much fun.

    • redharparts says:

      Thanks. Sharing sketches at the end of an outing together and then a group photo are the standard practices of Urban Sketchers groups. It is a lot of fun to meet, get to know and go out sketching with other people.

      • LucyJartz says:

        The city limit sign coming into town says “Population 264.” I think I will have to wander further afield for something cool like this. Thanks for sharing your day out. 🙂

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