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Monday, March 27, 2017

Hunt 490 Sketches Continued

I can't give up on my sketching.  It does keep me writing in this journal of sorts.  If I didn't sketch, I might not post here, and this is the closest thing to a diary that I have ever done.  It has helped me remember dates and happenings.  It is also a record of my sketches, paintings, classes, etc.

I sketched in the big book with the Micron 01.
Scavenger Hunt 490  http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21065348&posted=1

Number 2, hanging plant - the old geranium.  It made it through our mild winter in the house and on the porch.  Now it looks brown and beaten down even though it has one bunch of blooms.  The other one in the pot did not make it.  Normal for my non-green thumb.

Number 3, cushion - on one of the dining room chairs.  It is a red plaid of sorts.  Most of my kitchen is red with blue and white or off white things in it.

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There is a good article on FASO faso.com about using/stealing/copying other artists for learning:

http://faso.com/fineartviews/118364/why-i-steal-like-a-thief-and-you-should-too

FASO is a great place for artists to have their websites.  It also has info for buying and selling art.  Something for everyone.

5 comments:

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

interesting angle to the cushion drawing :) I kill most plants lol cacti are still doing good, then again its hard to kill a cacti :p

Bag Blog said...

Like Jennifer, I thought the perspective on the cushion was interesting and difficult. You did a great job.

Bag Blog said...

PS. I went to the link. Last summer I read "Steal Like an Artist." You know me; I am a thief.

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose, the cushion looked bumpy before I put in the plaid. Oh well. Thanks.

Bag Blog, perspective was just because it was there! Lazy me. I thought you would like that article! I'm afraid to copy much, as it wouldn't look the same, eh? Sigh....

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

most chair cushion are lumpy tho :)

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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

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