Category Archives: Daily Sketches

More ink practice

I’ve had chores that have kept me at home but I’ve still had time to do some more pen and ink practice in between projects.  Steve Reddy’s post of drawings from the newspaper’s obit page was a great idea.  I … Continue reading

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On your side

Heard interviews with Viet Nam pilots who were POW’s at the “Hanoi Hilton” prison camp.  This is what one of them said. Tried a new ink for the drawing.  It is Graf von Faber-Castell Stone Grey.  It’s a little lighter … Continue reading

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What’s next?

Participating in the Seattle Women’s March was an uplifting and motivating experience.  But it can’t stop there.  Today, Monday 1/23 brought new concerns. The main organization sponsoring the march(es) has given us our next task:  10 Actions/100 Days.  https://www.womensmarch.com/100    The … Continue reading

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August Adventure Day 5

I sketched much of the day today… about which I’ll post soon.  So I didn’t have time to do a new sketch for the Doodlewash August Adventure.  The prompt for today is “Favorite Animal”. It’s a toss up between dogs … Continue reading

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August Adventure Day 3

Prompt for the day is “favorite flower” The Yorkshire Rose (Rosa Alba Semiplena).  I lived in Yorkshire a year and became partial to the rose that is its symbol.  I have 2 bushes  in my back garden.  Being an old … Continue reading

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August Adventure Days 1 & 2

Decided today, a day late, to join in the August Doodlewash Adventure.  I don’t know whether I’ll really do every day but I’ll do some.  It’s to be a daily list of favorite things. There are some categories in which … Continue reading

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Tyranny of location

There hasn’t been anything much here for 2 weeks as I’ve had a cold.  I was only really miserable a day or two.  After that, I was just listless and then developed a secondary sinus infection.  So I’ve not felt … Continue reading

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Bunny

I’ve had my eye on this bun for a long time.  It’s from a photo I found somewhere.  When I was a child, I had a rabbit colored like this. For a regular dose of humor and cuteness, follow The … Continue reading

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Otter faces

Sea otters are my favorite wild animal.  A couple local zoos have them and I can spend an hour watching them.  As a result, I subscribe to a blog called The Daily Otter.  It gives me a moment of happiness … Continue reading

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Practice Portraits

Though it’s bright and sunny, the weather has also been cold, hovering around freezing for the highs.  Only some of the snow from the weekend has melted.   So I haven’t felt like sketching on location. As from my previous posts, … Continue reading

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