Category Archives: sketching

2 evenings in contrast: sketchy, sketchy and snip, snip

The MFA’s Wednesday evening Drawing in the Galleries has been a wonderful discovery, only pencils allowed, and followed that up with a Thursday evening at Catherine Kehoe’s Collage Factory at Mass Art. Feeling productive!

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An evening at the MFA

  The MFA has a Drawing in the Galleries program every Wednesday evening. Had a great time there. Sorry – dreadful photos.  

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Head Homework -drawings in charcoal

Again, a couple of charcoal heads from a historical painting: a self-portrait by the Polish painter Anna Bilinska-Bogdanovich (1857-1893) I admire the fearless directness of her self-portrait. This artist died of a heart condition at 36. She was best known … Continue reading

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Practice with the Alamogordo Rocket Dolls

Thanks Dolls! See you again tonight!

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Show time

Landscapes have been hung at Belmont Hill School’s Landau Gallery. Large flower paintings have been hung at Canvas Fine Art. The studio has been de-cluttered, and brushes thoroughly cleaned.  I pulled out a matte knife and disposed of some paintings … Continue reading

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January 5 – heading North-West

More from the sketch book. Pencil and gouache. Traditional.

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January 4 – Union Station Chicago

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The first leg

This gallery contains 9 photos.

Two days of delays and I’m still in Chicago but very comfortable. Tomorrow? The Art Institute and then back to the train station to try again.

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