urban sketching

Sloths make good models

Sloths make good models

We made another trip to the zoo about a week ago, fortunately before the weather turned really hot. This sloth was the only successful sketch I made.Sketch from August 12.

Return to Regensburg

Return to Regensburg

We wind up in Regensburg pretty often (we have relatives there, besides it being a beautiful city), so I’m going to start having trouble figuring out new names for posts about it soon.     These were done the weekend of May 26th-27th, when we were in Regensburg for the Early Music Festival there. The […]

Stage

Stage

This stage was outside the community center at which the quilt show took place. Sketch from 5/1/12.

“Paar” Sculpture

“Paar” Sculpture

This sculpture was one of a series of wooden sculptures which were on display along with the quilts at a quilt show in Gröbenzell. An acquaintance of mine is a member of the quilt group. Done 5/1.

Oil lamps

Oil lamps

Sketches from 4/30. Mostly from life.

Zoo Two

Zoo Two

Some of the sketches from my second trip to the zoo, on April 30th: I was experimenting here, trying to draw the zebra by drawing her stripes. Unfortunately, she moved before I got past her hindquarters! I’m quite happy with how this penguin turned out. This was just before a fourth seal swam up and […]

More brush-pen work

More brush-pen work

Sketches from 4/28. Some of the target sacks in the warm-up area of the archery course.

(Untitled)

This was a particularly annoying duck to draw. He would stand (or swim) in place until I started to sketch him. He also had a staring contest with a small dog, who had to be dragged away by his owner –he wouldn’t answer a call as long as the duck was looking at him. Sketched […]

flea market finds

flea market finds

My husband, a friend, and I took a trip to a flea market on April 21st. These are a couple items that caught my eye: Yes, those are high heels hooked over the handles of the milk can.

random painting

random painting

Sketch from 4/20. This is the start of a series of sketches with the Pentel pocket brush pen. I was trying to get the hang of how to control it. This was an attempt at sketching a brush-painted picture in a Chinese restaurant. here in Munich –it was challenging, copying a grayscale-and-peach painting with a […]