Tag Archives: Stillman And Birn

From TV

One of the USk Tacoma sketchers reminded me this week that it’s been 8 weeks since our last sketch outing together.  That long?  In some ways it doesn’t seem like it.  I’m plodding along, day after day.  I make masks … Continue reading

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Aspirational

As an “artist in residence” during this time of self-isolation, I’ve joined a couple more on-line drawing groups.   One is “Virtual Sketchwalk” in which we can only draw from photos, our own or those shared for use by the group. … Continue reading

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Long drive

We left about 0830 to drive out to Port Townsend in order to see Himself’s visiting relative. It was a 2 hour drive, some of it in pouring rain. I had time to draw the scene from the passenger seat … Continue reading

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Dedication

This morning I attended the dedication of the Museum of Flight’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. It was a major event with an estimated thousands attending. The predicted weather might have been an issue but at least the rain held off … Continue reading

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Waiting and exploring

Another mundane chore:  took one of the cars for its scheduled maintenance.  It didn’t need much, so just waited at the dealership. Besides, I wanted to see the new Toyota Corolla Hybrid, just out this month.  We have a 2002 … Continue reading

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People Practice

I’ve taken to sketching while watching/listening to the news.  So these are a couple people from PBS News Hour.  They’re not necessarily the best portraits.  My intention is practicing using non-waterproof inks and shading with a water brush. Strathmore Mixed … Continue reading

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A first

Another artist made a post with a link to Eric Scott, who has a website and other outlets about his visual journaling.  For some reason, his recent posts made me interested in doing this. His blog is part of the … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018 – Week 1

Inktober Week 1 Octbober 1-7 I posted about Day 1 on Monday. On day 2 I did a sketch in the Stillman and Birn Nova tan sketchbook. This is the first time, ever, I’ve used toned paper. A year or … Continue reading

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