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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sketches and Links

I sketched in the big sketchbook with the Micron Pen 01.  It is nice out and we will go for a walk.  Horse is on the list so I may take a few minutes to sketch the neighborhood horse or horses.  Sometimes there are two there.  Maybe we will see a real dog as well, I usually sketch the toy animals here in the house.

These were done freehand in a quick manner.  Evil grin!


Number 1, fancy frame - copper frame in the guest bath
Number 2, deer - some tiny wooden deer carved that were Mom Frances'.
Number 3, old fashioned - potato masher, this masher is good to break up hamburger when you are cooking it.  Much easier than using a spoon.  Of course, it has to be in a pan that won't scratch with the metal.
Number 4, pretty lidded container - glass jar that usually holds chocolates

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Happy Birthday to Roger!  Roger is Gene's little brother that lives in Arizona.  Hope he has a great day!

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Jeanette Jobson, artist friend from the internet, is way up in Newfoundland in Canada.  She paints all sorts of things and is a super sketcher, too.  She was out taking photos and captured the icebergs.  I have never seen one, so found this interesting.  Look at some of her fascinating techniques while you are on her blog.

https://illustratedlife.blogspot.com/2017/04/iceberg-season-again.html

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arttutor.com has art courses and so much good info.  I like this post today of painting a dog in watercolor.  Cute and not hard, I may just try this:

https://www.arttutor.com/blog/201703/how-paint-lively-dog-watercolour

Have fun.  More later .......

2 comments:

Bag Blog said...

I have a potato masher just like that! Thinking of the potato masher reminded me of Gene's potato peeler/drill he rigged up when we visited in Angel Fire.

Jo Castillo said...

Bag Blog, ha, that drill made a quick peeler for sure! I like "real" mashed potatoes better than whipped. Miss you guys.

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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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