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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Lost and Forgotten Sketches

Are we lost and forgotten?  We were in Velarde, New Mexico, with no telephone and very sketchy internet for 3 days.  Before that my cousins had invaded us.  Yes, that is the right word, invaded!  We were very close as kids and then they moved to Colorado when I was in 5th grade.  They are from my Dad's side and are the crazy bunch.  We had a great time.  I will post more about our projects.

In the meantime, I sketched a bit for Scavenger Hunt 420 http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1388016   I sketched in the regular sketchbook with the Micron 05.

Number 2, timepiece
Number 3, thumb
Number 4, tall - floor lamp in our adobe casita

Number 5, table - one leg missing the knob
Number 6, treasure - sub this chest of wood with tile top for treasure chest
Number 7, tassle - on the cloth on top of the chest
These all in Velarde, New Mexico

Number 8, triangle in the light cover in the entry
Number 9, tissue
These in Albuquerque.  (ABQ) and numbered wrong as you can see.

More down the road with some photos of the beautiful places we have been and some stories.


Joan Tavolott said...

You've been busy there. Nice!

hmuxo said...

Excellent sketches Jo! Something I never do but should!!

Bag Blog said...

Glad to know you survived the relatives. I'm still hanging in there too.

Bag Blog said...

Did you see in "Pastel" magazine that there is an exhibition of Frank Reaugh's work at the Harry Ransom Center at UT? That is something I would like to see.

Jo Castillo said...

Joan, "busy" is relative. Been busy doing nothing. Ha.

Hmuxo, thank you so much.

Bag Blog, that would be great if you came to Austin! We still have a few relatives in the area to check out before we head home. :) We are at Gene's sisters and hoping to visit my sister once more.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

very busy :) great sketches, really like your table one :)

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose. Thanks. How are you feeling? I haven't been reading blogs. Hope you are well.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

i'm feeling ok, swelling is almost gone so thats good :) thank you asking :)

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