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Stricture and Stasis

It became obvious to me a couple of months ago that my shoulder injury, nerve pain, and tendinitis was not going to allow me to do artwork on a regular basis. This has really been getting me down, because I … Continue reading

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Week 52: Mop

Oh yes, it’s taken me a year to finish up the Sketch 52 project for 2015. Finish I did though, throughout a major cross-country move and a major house renovation and seemingly endless governmental paperwork. I just had to finish … Continue reading

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Week 51: Flatware

I am still struggling with a shoulder impingement and tendinitis, but I only have one more sketch to catch up on and I can start my next project in the new year. Materials I used: Staedtler 2H Pencil Faber-Castell 2B … Continue reading

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Week 7: Retrieve

Another week of live and learn! I lost patience with myself trying to get the angles of a house behind the dog and left it for days, eventually ending up tracing it, which is obvious. The trouble with tracing is … Continue reading

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A Year-Long Project for Sketching

I came upon an old sketchbook from January 2006. I had bought a new journal and joined a group to do a daily sketch, but no one ever created anything because the people wanted to chat about personal problems and … Continue reading

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