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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

At Last, Back to Sketching

We went to the Big 12 Baseball Tournament in Oklahoma City so last week was a bust for art.

I am hosting Scavenger Hunt 453 http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1406380
so thought I had better get a sketch done.  It is hard to get started when you don't sketch every day.

I sketched in the big sketchbook with a Micron 05.  I sat on the chair in our bedroom and sketched.

Number 1, bed pillows
Number 2, foot - foot of the bed is better than my foot.  Ha.

We decided to go to the tournament at the last minute and in the excitement I forgot to post my sketch from Hunt 451.  Then I just missed Hunt 452 completely.  I haven't done that very often.

Number 2, too little to fit on your head and Number 3, deck of cards.
I chose this little plastic hat from the Albuquerque Isotopes and deck of cards from our train ride in Antonito, Colorado, to Chama, New Mexico.
http://cumbrestoltec.com/
It is a scenic and fun ride to take.

This is how much room the sketchbook takes on my footstool on the porch.  I haven't made a dent in it yet!

More about our trip to Oklahoma City soon......


6 comments:

Bag Blog said...

Wow! That is a big sketch book.

It was good to see you as always. Next time we will paint. Famous last words.

Jo Castillo said...

Bag Blog, it is a big book. I figure about a 5 year project. Whew! Fun visit and thank you all for a great evening.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

more nice sketches :)

the sketchbook makes the foot stool look small ;)

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose, thanks. The sketchbook idea is daunting. Maybe I will get it done!

Joanna said...

Love the foot sketch! Too clever. :-)

Jo Castillo said...

Ha, Joanna. Every time we have foot, I sketch something other than mine. I think I did sketch my foot once with a sock on it. Ha.

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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 NiƱos. (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

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