Category Archives: Daily Sketches

Inktober Week 2

I lost track and forgot to post this on Saturday!  So here is Week 2, which was last week. The week started with a costumed short pose session at The Conservatory.  There is one per month.  It’s not as welcoming … Continue reading

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Warm & Dry @ Watson’s

Urban Sketchers Tacoma sheltered from the pouring rain inside Watson’s Greenhouse.  There were enough pumpkins to satisfy my seasonal need to sketch pumpkin patches and I was happy to be able to stay dry doing so. Upon entering, I immediately … Continue reading

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More Funko

A friend likes the character Maleficent so I decided to make this Funko version today’s sketch.  Done from my photo of the oversized figure outside the building. First I completed it in ink and then I colored it.

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Inktober Week One

On the first day of Inktober, I did a post about it.  Here.  Then I decided I wouldn’t post drawings daily but gather them into one post a week.  Having given myself permission to not have to draw from direct … Continue reading

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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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