Tag Archives: ink
Memory and Maps
I’ve been reading a book titled The Memory Code by Lynne Kelly, in which she posits that preliterate cultures used landmarks as memory cues to encode survival knowledge. It’s changed my approach to location drawing, it’s changed which things I … Continue reading
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.
Through the Trees
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.
Late afternoon at Joaquin Miller Park, sitting on a low wall, facing downhill at Redwood Road.
I was shown a warmup exercise called “Three strokes and you’re out.” The idea is to create a drawing using only three lines. One line means without lifting your pen off the paper. These were done at Middle Harbor Shoreline … Continue reading
Kids were running all over the playground today. I couldn’t keep up.
More and more tent camps visible around the city.
Playgrounds close up and in the distance.
At a freeway offramp, a man asking for spare change flags himself with balloons. The local library branch was recently remodeled. It has self-checkout with OCR readers, laptops to lend for in-library use, and I just noticed usb outlets in … Continue reading