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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 50: Kiosk

Only two more to go and I’m caught up on last years’s sketching project. I’m still not getting my architectural elements right. I bought a new book on sketching architecture by Liz Steel (of Urban Sketching fame), and Liz is … Continue reading

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Week 46: Periscope

Trevor was a bit alarmed here… Materials I used: Staedtler 2H pencil Van Gogh watercolours Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer watercolour pencils Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils

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Week 42: Buttery

Buttery, luttery, la-dee-da, everybody sing about butter. Far past the boredom of drawing a package of butter, we have the joy of drawing an antique wooden butter mold. And now I feel like churning my own butter and putting little … Continue reading

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Week 40: Ink

This is a bottle of Pilot Iroshizuku ink in the Yama-Budo colourway. Yama-Budo is Japanese for Crimson Glory Vine, which is what we call the plant in English. It is a vigorous climbing plant with leaves that measure nine to … Continue reading

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Week 39: Quarter

I liked this because it is a Drunkard’s Path style of patchwork but each quarter has a different arc so when you put them together, it’s kind of funky. I took the chair from another reference because I like this … Continue reading

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