Category Archives: sketching

Gouache studies: perfect for working at home.

Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.    

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And then I have been sketching

And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.    

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Other things?

Two images of iconic Boston views that I drew for my own coloring book were selected by Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley for a #BosKidsatHome coloring book – have fun – http://www.votemattomalley.com/boskids  

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Art in the Time of Corona: week 1

My oil paints are in my studio, my acrylics are in a barn in Vermont and I, now with the attention span of a fruit fly, am sequestered at home with gouache, watercolors, pastels, crayons, inks and, thankfully, paper. It’s … Continue reading

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Drawing in the Galleries, Wednesdays at the MFA, Boston.

Terrific program at the MFA on Wednesday evenings – 3 hours (6-9pm) but drop in and leave as works for you) of drawing with a model in the galleries.

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Past treasures

I’ve been cleaning out files and came on ink & watercolor drawings from 20 years ago – I don’t remember what they are about but oh! there’s Bunny!

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There have been more creative weeks, but rarely more hectic.

This week’s themes involve cleaning in preparation to moving to a new studio and dang! laid low by a cold! I don’t have time for this! so the chicken soup and honey and lemon drenched tea has been drunk in … Continue reading

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Exercises or Exorcises? Did I mention a productive 3+ months?

WOW! I’m a bit amazed – I knew it but there’s nothing like a Catherine Kehoe¬† class to ramp up exploration and rethinking the work habits. This semester?¬† how little do you need to make a head? The vertical image … Continue reading

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