A Rainbow in the Shade

Letting go of copying scenes so literally.

A Rainbow in the Shade

 

 

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Into Color

Lattice roof makes shade over columns of Scout Hut storage building in the park. It faces the creek and benches made of tree trunks, often a staging area for volunteer work crews and solo joggers.

Scout Hut shade

Shade, onsite sketch

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Back to Basics

Going back to basics, little compositions. It’s like a game to look for big shapes.

Working with water-soluble pencil in black. I didn’t used to like black and white pictures, but now it clears my head.

Truck behind trees:

Would I recognize this place

Play Structure

from this:

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Not Quite 100 People

Last week was an online challenge to sketch 100 people in one week. I didn’t get anywhere near that number. Maybe around 50.

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Through the Trees

 

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Stairway in Shadow

Cold day in the park. Most of this stairway was in shade, but a strip of light through the trees caught one edge.

Stairway in shadow

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Gap

Most of the wood has been removed from the old oak that fell after last year’s rains. A few logs remain, and the odd shape of the tree that grew next to the big oak, now no longer overshadowed by it.

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Midas

Study for a painting titled “Midas”, but honestly I don’t know if I’llĀ  ever finish it. Casein.

study for Midas

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Faces at a Party

Faces at a party

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Redwood Road

Late afternoon at Joaquin Miller Park, sitting on a low wall, facing downhill at Redwood Road.

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