Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Quail Eggs and Emerald

My friend L greeted me tonight (when I arrived for a studio night together) with a small bowl full of quail egg shells.  We've both been sitting here drawing and painting them.  I also drew the in-matrix emerald that her husband gave me to send to Nate, who collects rocks!

Monday, August 29, 2016

A Quiz

Can you locate the medicine here? The dyestuffs? The flour? The proteins? The adhesive? The pesto ingredient? The ink? 
The fuel for a torch? 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Urban Acorns

I picked these up while walking theough a downtown neighborhood this afternoon.  I think Urban Acorn would be a good name for an upscale edgy new restaurant here, one that features foraged foods--

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Speed Drawing Cars

Three of these were in front of me in the school car line.  The fourth was in front of me all during three changes of the red light between Trader Joe's and Harris Teeter.  
And here's my car getting gassed up.  I think I'm approaching car drawing more like figures or animals finally -- basic shapes, gestures, not fretting over mechanical accuracy.  I noticed that most cars in the lines I'm in are some form of Toyota.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

#8000 : Sheep!

These guys were waiting in the field next to the west river trail! They stayed in the head-down position but slowly moved as a group to the right.  By the time I had finished they were in the far corner of the field, still chomping with heads down.