First 3 days of sketching from pics – sans me dèplacer — Guest Blogger theTravelsketcher

Le confinement continues. Not so bad so far. The weather has been sunny so lots of folks are walking their dogs to get a break from being inside, thus I have a parade to watch out the window. I revisited three places by sketching them. An old pub in Brugge, Belgium. A pump house in Kilsyth, […]

First 3 days of sketching from pics – sans me dèplacer — theTravelsketcher

Fine Art Friday Revisited — A Living Pencil — Guest Blogger EverydayVibes

Girl with Peaches by Valentin Serov (1887) I’m listening to Understanding Russia, A Cultural History. When Professor Hartnett mentioned this painting, on a whim, I sat down at my computer and searched for it. And fell in love. Serov’s own commentary: All I wanted was freshness, that special freshness that you can always feel in […] […]

Fine Art Friday Revisited — A Living Pencil — EverydayVibes

Just an Old-Fashioned Love Song — Guest Blogger Artistcoveries

I love painting landscapes, so over the Thanksgiving holiday I spent a morning at my easel playing with the colors I had on my palette. It’s an imaginary scene inspired by the colors of dawn. Yes, I have an on-going love affair with quiet landscape scenes. I sometimes think they’re a bit blasé, quite ordinary and unremarkable, […]

Just an Old-Fashioned Love Song — Artistcoveries

Adapt your sketching style to the situation —Guest Blogger theTravelsketcher

What is your Travelsketching style? Trick question! You need more than one to make it work. Here are some examples of the different styles I have used on this trip to Tokyo and Seoul, with explanations as to why I used them Really quick and loose – 5-minute sketches We were in Tokyo for the […]

Adapt your sketching style to the situation — theTravelsketcher