Last Week!

The weeks are getting busy with spring like weather arriving in Oregon.  The sailing season is around the corner.  So sketching each day takes a new turn.  The following sketches capture my activities from last week!

Starbucks at Safeway


Starbucks at Lancaster Mall.  Still working with the Pentel brush for the dark spots and hair.


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Early morning sketch of my coffee cup and pen.  This was exactly what was sitting in front of me!


What to sketch when you are playing Gin Rummy with a friend.  My new runners from Costco!


The week is not complete without one or two selfies! I am playing around with water soluble ink in a Lamy Pen with a fine point nib!


I found myself looking at perspective this week.  I really want to get back to sketching some buildings. So I started out with a sofa.  I should have done a scan of the preliminary drawing.  It was a simple box, no details and just lightly drawn.  I followed up with a detailed sketch of the sofa over the preliminary drawing.  This is the same procedure I use when drawing a building. Once again I am using a Lamy Pen with a fine nib.  The water soluble ink is from a black Lamy Ink cartridge.  Something I picked up from the workshop with Marc Taro Holmes workshop – Sketching People in Motion on Craftsy.



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