This is what a sunflower looks like when I draw one from my imagination while sipping a cup of coffee in the kitchen while my breakfast cooks. Nothing like a sunflower, but so satisfying drawing seeds and petals in soft, unhurried repetition. Stilled my monkey mind.
My monthly sketchbox had a bottle of Tom Horton’s Walnut Drawing Ink in it, and it is water soluble! I was looking forward to using it. Today, while moving things around, I found my grandfather’s set of Speedball dip pens! Woohoo! Love the scratch of the pen on the Moleskine paper. Crosshatching was so much [...]
Drawn in the park last weekend, and watercolored July 3rd. There is a lot of wonk to the drawing, but I love the canna plant and purple impatiens in the foreground. I’m pretty happy with the watercolor technique in the tree, too. Happy 4th of July!
Luckily the mower uprising didn’t start until the front yard was complete. Two loops of the back yard were completed when the fuel ran out. After a refill, the revolt began. Strict work refusal. Smacked the dust out of the air filter, but the machine is holding out for more. I’m hoping it will accept [...]
July 1st is a much more notable holiday...Canada Day. Happy Canada Day neighbors good the north!
It has been so much fun watching these grow! Today was the first day these guys emerged from the water without tails and sat up.