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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 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 49: Shield

I used two shield-related things for this, a shield shape and a sketch of the Canadian Shield which is a rock formation that covers the Eastern part of Canada. I grew up boating on Georgian Bay and this sort of … Continue reading

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Week 48: Cubism

This is Pinky, one of my cat figurines. Pinky recently read about Picasso and other Cubists and became quite enthralled with the possibilities. He has never been the same. This points out the danger in having literate cat figurines: they … Continue reading

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Week 47: Quay

I find this a very interesting building. They’ve combined all kinds of angles and patterns in the stone, and the walkways and plants really add to the feeling. It is in New Westminster, B.C., Canada on the Fraser River. Lots … Continue reading

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Week 45: Chickasaw

I am finishing up the last eight sketches here from last year. It took me longer to get some equilibrium back and find all my supplies after I moved across the country. I thought this was going to be really … Continue reading

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Week 38: Green

I thought of green trees and then thought of chintz fabric, but then I remembered some crewel tree of life motifs, so I wanted to draw a green tree of life. I used three books to help me with the … Continue reading

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