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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Back to Handy Sketching for 621

Forefinger was an item on the list to sketch today.  I put hand or digit often on my lists.  The model is handy and I don't have to search for the item.  Lazy scavenging.  It was also good that I had on a flannel shirt so I had the buttons and button hole handy as well.

The big book called with the Lamy Pen as a tool.  These are both handy also.  The book stays on the coffee table and the pen is on my desk or by the book.  Perfect for today.  It is still pretty cool, a little below average at about 55 degrees.

Number 5, forefinger and Number 6, button with buttonhole.

On my screen it looks like the red of the Lamy pen reflected on the white.  Do you see that?


5 comments:

Joan Tavolott said...

Being able to sketch a hand without moving off the couch or chair is definitely a positive thing...feet too. lol Nice!

hmuxo said...

I love this sketch, Jo. The hand is not an easy subject but a good one for a study. After my surgery I will look at this more clearly. but I like what I see.

Jo Castillo said...

Yep, Joan, my kind of sketching. It was a bit early for a glass of wine..... :-) Thanks.

hmuxo, thank you so much. It will be great that you are seeing clearly. Hope it is good as mine. I had my cataracts fixed over 20 years ago and still see everything.

Jennifer Rose said...

nah, not lazy scavenging, working smart not hard lol

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose, ha, good thought. I was looking back, I've sketched the flannel shirt and buttons and hands multiple times, the latest in November. Used it for buttons, comfortable, shirt, etc. Flannel shirts are my uniform when it is cool.

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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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