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Day 26 - Bit by Bit

Day 26 – Bit by Bit

Another day of making progress of several different projects. I’ve worked on a couple of abstract paintings, started on my entry for the Sketchbook Project, and finished some pendants. Oh, and so you think I wasn’t slacking this week, the last photo shows my contribution to Thanksgiving dinner: apple pie, mincemeat pie, pumpkin pie, carrot […]

Day 20 - Scattered

Day 20 – Scattered

Sigh. It’s just one of those days. I have lots of time for art but can’t focus on any one thing. I’ve dabbed paint on about 6 unfinished paintings, started a set of new prototypes for Artomat, scribbled in my Sketchbook Project journal, and cut up some new bookmarks. All that sounds good, but I’ve […]

The Sketchbook Tour Dates

The Sketchbook Tour Dates

The Sketchbook Project, sponsored by Art House Co-op, opens Saturday, Feb. 19. The project, as you may recall, invited artists from around the world to fill up a sketchbook with images based on a theme. More than 28,000 artists participated. Yes, I have the right amount of zeros in that number. The books will all […]


Cheeks and Noses

Cheeks and Noses

This sketchbook project has made me realize that I need practice drawing people in general, but cheeks and noses specifically. The tip of the nose is a personal feature. If it’s just a bit off, the sketch is all wrong. I struggled with cheeks, that expanse of space between the profile and the ear. Get […]

Sketchbook Project - Sherri

Sketchbook Project – Sherri

My friend Sherri is the cover model for the sketchbook. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project – Amanda

Sketchbook Project – Amanda

Amanda and Kevin responded to my twitter request for help with the project. Check out their web site: http://NerdyTogether.etsy.com Take a look at the finished sketchbook: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/


Sketchbook Project - Spencer

Sketchbook Project – Spencer

My nephew Spencer. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project – Virginia

Sketchbook Project – Virginia

My friend Virginia. For reasons I can’t figure out, this looks nothing like her. Drats. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project – Ted

Sketchbook Project – Ted

My brother-in-law Ted. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/


Sketchbook Project – Heather

Sketchbook Project – Heather

My friend Heather. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project – Kevin

Sketchbook Project – Kevin

Kevin and Amanda are also twitter friends who volunteered to help me with this project. Amanda’s pic will be up shortly. Check out their web site: http://NerdyTogether.etsy.com Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project - Vanessa

Sketchbook Project – Vanessa

Vanessa is a wonderful artist I’ve met through Twitter. She was kind enough to help me out with the project. Check out her web site: Vanessa Turner Art. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/


Sketchbook Project - Rose

Sketchbook Project – Rose

My friend Rose. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project - Zoe

Sketchbook Project – Zoe

My niece Zoe. Take a look at the finished book: http://www.lifeneedsart.com/blog/sketchbook-project-2011-is-finished/

Sketchbook Project - Rupert

Sketchbook Project – Rupert

My nephew Rupert.


Sketchbook Project – Me

Sketchbook Project – Me

Over the next few days, I’ll post photos of the individuals who are included in my entry for the Sketchbook Project. This is me.

Sketchbook Project 2011 is Finished

Sketchbook Project 2011 is Finished

My sketchbook is finished! I’ve kept you all in suspense long enough, so the full story is below. I will continue to post individual sketches over the next few days so that each person gets to see a close up of their own. My thanks – and my apologies – to everyone who helped. I’m […]

Sketchbook Project - Lisa

Sketchbook Project – Lisa

It’s funny how different these pages look when they’re scanned and reduced in size and viewed on a computer monitor. This is my sister Lisa. The sketch looks sort of like her, but something isn’t quite right. Sorry, sis, I’ll try better next time. I haven’t drawn faces in several decades, so this project is […]


Sketchbook Project - Ollie

Sketchbook Project – Ollie

Isn’t he just the cutest thing ever? Sketch is done with pencil on a page taken from an old redbook map (trimmed to 8 x 4.75 inches). Why? Oh, I’ll tell you later. Heh heh.


 
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