Saturday, January 24, 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Because it's really cold here in Seattle, I drew a series of coffee shop interiors that are walking distance from my home (all images can be seen larger in the "Works" section of my website.):
Donna and I spent some time on Thanksgiving and Christmas at our family cabin on Green River where I drew these interiors:
I'm most engaged with the graphic memoir I'm drawing, illustrating my journals of the last 40 years. It was interesting to read Mimi Pond's just published graphic memoir "Over Easy." Like me, she attended the California College of Art in the late 70s/early 80s, and even worked in the same restaurant I did. While her book is entirely about the café, it plays a small role in my memoir. Here are our two takes on our similar experiences (her drawings are the green tinted ones):
Near the end of her book, she drew the exterior of my old apartment. You can see that my memory of the ART'S sign was a little off, but I'm drawing from memory without references, as I want to stay true to what I recall.
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Monday, December 8, 2014
|Lincoln Elementary students in the computer lab, drawn on location.|
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Friday, October 24, 2014
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Friday, September 26, 2014
Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Donna's parents visited from Connecticut and stayed at the Residence Inn on South Lake Union. I drew the view from their balcony as we watched the sun set.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014
When the group met at Gasworks last week, Donna and I arrived early and set up before the rain started. I had the basic lines drawn before the rain drove us away. Props to those sketchers who stuck it out. I went back this week to finish the drawing in the sun.