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Sketching in the house during the pandemic and thoughts

SKETCHING IN THE HOUSE DURING THE PANDEMIC AND THOUGHTS

We all have been sketching as much as possible at home due to the pandemic when movements in and out of the house and around town was...

Two scenes coexisting

TWO SCENES COEXISTING

Maybe my position does not give such a new angle, but I guess my partner does when she is having a nice siesta. While I am sketching...

 
 
 
Drawing Attention June 2020

DRAWING ATTENTION JUNE 2020

Remember to select FULL SCREEN. To read Drawing Attention as a scrollable pdf,

Masks

MASKS

Attending the usktalkschallenge of rirasabler , in USktalks , which is Documenting change, I do not see any new change in terms of...

 
 
 
Next USk Talk, May 31st: Voices of Latin America

NEXT USK TALK, MAY 31ST: VOICES OF LATIN AMERICA

When we think of South America we imagine dance, color, biodiversity, and colonial architecture. Who are some sketchers from this magical...

Pleasure

PLEASURE

Frida was lying on the floor when I started with her head. As usual, he has moved to her mattress. Now that we can go back to great...

 
 
 
Still networks

STILL NETWORKS

Charo watches, attentively, a meditation talk by Tich Naht Hant. Although we can already walk, the networks still accompany us for...

Next USk Talk, May 24th: Urban Sketching for Good

NEXT USK TALK, MAY 24TH: URBAN SKETCHING FOR GOOD

Urban Sketching brings so much joy into our personal lives but can it also serve as a source of positive change in our communities...

 
 
 
Sketches at Naksan Park, Seoul

SKETCHES AT NAKSAN PARK, SEOUL

A cityscape viewed from Seoul Fortress Trail, pen and watercolor / Guldari-gil, alias Ewha Snail Road, pencil and watercolor a scene...

Urban Sketching in My Own Yard

URBAN SKETCHING IN MY OWN YARD

Many of our flowers and succulents are blooming now so I decided to take myself out in the yard to sketch a few. Pencil and watercolor...

 
 
 
Next USk Talk, May 17th: Learn Something New

NEXT USK TALK, MAY 17TH: LEARN SOMETHING NEW

Whether you are busier than ever because of added family responsibilities or, all of a sudden, discovered that you have tons of extra...

Covid-19: getting through and drawing

COVID-19: GETTING THROUGH AND DRAWING

As I write this, I'm on day 44 of my Covid-19 experience. For many of those days I was isolated in a bed at the top of the house, food...

 
 
 
Mindfulness

MINDFULNESS

Frida watches outside with enviable attention. It's amazing how she lives every moment in real time.

My world is smaller, but the joy remains

MY WORLD IS SMALLER, BUT THE JOY REMAINS

As I'm sure every other urban sketcher has found, sheltering at home is frustrating. Being outdoors for exercise and fresh air is approved...

 
 
 
Siesta

SIESTA

If there is something pleasant in this confinement it is naps. Seeing my partner resting, produces me tenderness.

Rubber Relations

RUBBER RELATIONS

[By Fred Lynch in Providence, Rhode Island] Continuing on my series of sketches of my immigrant ancestor's places. In 1910, the O'Connors...

 
 
 
SKETCHING IN THE OFFICE

SKETCHING IN THE OFFICE

2 weeks ago I am seriously going nuts! stay indoor due to COVID19. City of Beijing taking more measures to control the situation. We...

Selecio

SELECIO

You look at it and it looks like you´re watching it grow. You feel captivated by the vigor and freshness of this senecio that tels,...

 
 
 
Waiting

WAITING

Frida lies down to relax, while I get ready for her walk. I envy the way he manages her anxiety.

A Guide to our Living Room, and the steps to get there

A GUIDE TO OUR LIVING ROOM, AND THE STEPS TO GET THERE

As primarily a travel sketcher who is now stuck at home on Day 47, I'm finally turning my sights to drawing our house. What started...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Rockwell Group Releases Design Strategies for Outside Dining post COVID-19

Rockwell Group Releases Design Strategies for Outside Dining post COVID-19

Courtesy of Rockwell Group David Rockwell and his team at Rockwell Group proposed an open streets initiative, a template for outdoor dining , in order to help bars and... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, “COLUMNS IN BLUES AND...

Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, “COLUMNS IN BLUES AND BROWNS” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

A geometric abstract in mostly cool blues and some brown highlights- the columns are individually created and bind the piece together. Each column is a stand alone abstract... Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape,Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunset Reflection” by...

Impressionist Landscape,Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunset Reflection” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

This painting should have been named "tweens"... it is in-between winter and summer, in-between day and night, and the stream is in-between frozen and thawed. In-between can be... Read more ...

House in Meco / Atelier RUA

House in Meco / Atelier RUA

Cortesia de Atelier RUA architects: Atelier RUA Location: Aldeia do Meco, 2970-067 Casa do Infantado, Portugal Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier RUA Area... Read more ...

Geologic Abstract, Mixed Media Landscape, “Phantom Canyon” by Colorado Mixed...

Geologic Abstract, Mixed Media Landscape, “Phantom Canyon” by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

20"x60"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas-Available $3600 Read more ...

Mixed Media Free Standing Sculpture, Abstract Art “Mother Earth“ by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Free Standing Sculpture, Abstract Art “Mother Earth“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Side A Side B These sculptures are three dimensional paintings that are free standing and have multiple images depending on the viewing angle. This round piece is a new... Read more ...

Mixed Media Still Life Art Painting "Yellow Flowers" by California Artist...

Mixed Media Still Life Art Painting "Yellow Flowers" by California Artist Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

36"x24"x1.5" Mixed Media on Paper Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, “COLUMNS IN BLUES AND...

Abstract Mixed Media Art, Contemporary Painting, “COLUMNS IN BLUES AND BROWNS” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

A geometric abstract in mostly cool blues and some brown highlights- the columns are individually created and bind the piece together. Each column is a stand alone abstract... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Bold Expressive Still Life Flower Art Painting...

Contemporary Abstract Bold Expressive Still Life Flower Art Painting, “Roses, Hydrangeas & Friends” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

18"x24" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Garage Sale

Garage Sale

I helped a friend with a garage sale and sketched the driveway from my perch inside the garage. I had just held a sale of $1 figure drawing sketches to help with moving... Read more ...