Saturday, September 20, 2014

A Terrific Sketchcrawl on the Waterfront

We couldn't have had a more perfect day for sketching in Portland today. It was great to have the large turnout today, too. I hope that the newcomers will keep returning because it was fun to see the variety of sketches and get to talk to some of the sketchers. I also hope that folks will post their work, because we all love to look at pictures.

In order to get the ball rolling, here are a couple of my sketches from today. (Ink on the first one, watercolor then ink on the next.)



I've been in a sketching slump lately and although I haven't climbed out of it, I at least didn't rip any pages out of my book today. The sunshine, the view, and the enthusiasm of my fellow sketchers must all have helped!


4 comments:

  1. The people studies are good...but I really like the buildings (surprise). With just a suggestion of the architectural detail they believably sit in that landscape!
    A great sketching ay.

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  2. These are great! I especially like the sketcher sitting the grass.

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  3. The sketcher in the grass somehow looks like Bill. Is it?

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  4. No, Susan, it wasn't Bill. It was another sketcher, David.

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