Tag Archives: watercolor

Virtual cars

This is another sketch from the Virtual Sketchwalk group.  As I’ve noted before, we’re in France this month and the photos are by Annette Morris.   Old cars in a row.

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Gates

After getting home from our daily walk at 0715, I had breakfast and went out again to sketch before it got too warm again.  It might reach 80 degrees today (27 c).  My neighborhood has houses that are all nearly … Continue reading

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Online 10×10

This morning I participated in my first fully interactive Zoom workshop. It was the Urban Sketchers Portland 10×10 workshop with Rita Sabler, titled “Quiet Reflections”. It was a 3 hour session that was almost like being in person. There was … Continue reading

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Sign of the Primes

Dozens, maybe a hundred, parked Amazon vans may be a sign of this Quarantime. This is another spot where I’ve wanted to sketch for a while now. I first noticed all these Amazon Prime vans a few months ago. They … Continue reading

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Virtual Mill

Annette Morris’s photo of the Saint Chinian windmill in Languedoc area of France, from the Virtual Sketchwalk group. The Moulin du Rocher is a grain mill that was fully restored in 2000 and offers spectacular panoramic views of Saint Chinian … Continue reading

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A new holiday

Yes, it’s Flag Day today and my small version is out on the front lawn. It is also the 74th birthday of He Who is the Death of Us  (POTUS 45). As a result, the idea has been passed around … Continue reading

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Misunderstood

The very short drawing session after the Sketchbook Skool live streamed Student Bulletin yesterday had us sketching something “misunderstood”.  The example given was this photo of a young possum.  Very quickly done with minimal ink and paint. In a 9×12 … Continue reading

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Chicken of the week

I’ve skipped a couple weeks as I wasn’t interested in the photo chosen.  This week the “Draw This” challenge for Sketchbook Skool is a great chicken photo by Eliza Collard.  She wrote that she met this chicken at a cafe … Continue reading

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Virtual Beziers

Virtual Sketchwalk group is in the Languedoc area of France this month.  A member uploads a large selection of photos from which we can all sketch.  This is a bridge in Beziers.  While living in Germany,  I made a few … Continue reading

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Roofers

Finally, something in the neighborhood interesting to watch. Our next door neighbors are having a new roof installed. Most of the time, the two roofers were hooked up for safety.  There are only the two, a man and a woman. … Continue reading

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