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Friday, July 16, 2010

Hunt 184 Sketches and photos.

I've had a little time for sketching. These are for Scavenger Hunt 184 done in my Canson, 7 x 10 inch sketchbook with a Micron 005 pen. I sketch freehand as you can really tell in these. If you haven't been following my blog for very long, you might like to check out this post about why I do the Scavenger Hunts.

I do think sketching helps my painting, but I need to pay more attention for it to really pay off. I can doodle my life away and not get much from it. The ellipses in the coffee pot are not very good or at least they are not the same for the lid and the bottom. Hmmm.

Number 7, creamer - I substituted the coffee pot in the hotel. Number 9, back of head - a head with hair would have been easier. Ha.

Number 8, outdoor plant - the trees across the parking area at the next condos.

Maybe you can tell by the trees that we have arrived in Angel Fire. It was a nice drive. I will include a few photos from the drive from Albuquerque to Angel Fire. I drove part of the way, so no photos coming in to Taos.

Sandia Casino and golf course with the Sandia Mountains in the background as we were leaving Albuquerque.

Past Santa Fe as you near Pojuaque.

Overpass, can you read the name of it?

Near Española with the Sangre de Cristos in the distance.

Between Taos and Angel Fire.

Weird rainbow as we near Angel Fire.

We arrived.

The nice moon and sunset as we "wine" down on the deck.

3 comments:

Joanna said...

Nice photos.

And, yeah...that coffee pot looks a little dangerous!

Jo Castillo said...

Joanna, ha, the coffeepot does look more like a weapon. Beautiful area for photos, thanks.

Bag Blog said...

You beat the heat! Headin' to the mountains sure looks good right now.

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill