Archive for March, 2007

Making a gesture

Friday, March 9th, 2007

Image of cropped gesture drawing of a tree

Despite the close encounter with a rattlesnake, I’ve been to Halpatiokee Park every day this week. As soon as I post this I’m going back again. This gesture drawing of a tree is from yesterday’s visit. Pentel P-700 in a Canson sketchbook. Click the image to see the full drawing.

Plein air adventure

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Image of Diamondback Rattlesnake

The arty term for painting out-of-doors is en plein air, “in the full air.” Is there any outdoor activity less exciting than painting? While out painting in the local park today, I took a break and went for a stroll — and almost stepped on this rattlesnake. Being a red-blooded American male I did what any man would do, went back to get my camera! (Not for the squeamish).
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Cloudy day watercolor, new link

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Image of photo of watercolor painting
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