Aug , On Tuesday morning, the day we were set to leave (but not till late evening), I drew the exterior of the apartment It s in the Russian Quarter, where all the buildings are signed by the architect It s appropriate that the Sun God guards the entrance on horseback the city is all about sun It wasn t easy standing
Feb , Instructor Mike Daikubara Workshop Description Have you ever given up a sketching situation since you felt you didn t have enough time to even start Have you ever given up since you were around family friends that were non sketchers and didn t want to make them wait for you Have you ever wanted
Apr , Only a small hole in the exterior wall is required to install a mini split A C system, making it fast and easy to set up However, manufacturers are beginning to come up with some interesting ways to hide the evaporator so that it will blend in to your decor, such as behind a specially built picture frame.
Feb , My neighbour and friend Victoria asked me this week if her daughter Emily could copy one of my d ings, for a school art assignment The students were required to choose a landscape painting from an Australian artist and d it Instead, I suggested we go out and sketch an urban landscape.
Dec , They endlessly cure a car they own, making repairs and adding new features to its exterior It already has dark window glass, shining silver The coziest part of our little city pink bricks with white decorative elements on facades, high trees and only a few cars Also at the city center are a music school for
Dec , You don t have to be out in the cold to sketch the winter outside In the past, I sketched winter from my unheated, parked car Or I stood on street corners wearing thick soled boots, wool socks, long underwear, and a down coat, gripping my B pencil and pocket size Moleskine with fingerless gloves.
Jun , Our church in Fresno is having a car show today in the parking lot, and I was asked to go down there and do a couple sketches I made sure to get down there early, and then get out of there before it reaches today s high of That s the thing about sketching in the Central Valley you ve got to sketch
Dec , The earthen exterior walls taper inward upon ascent and are distinguished by many protruding toron, or stakes, of acacia wood or holy shrines, of the Mzab region of southern Algeria, a cultural adaptation that is made understandable by the fact that Askia Mohammed hosted numerous Ibadi scholars.
Feb , As I was saying on my last post, we have spent many recent weekend afternoons at my kids basketball games In fact, I m typing this as we get ready to go to one! You can see more of these spreads from my mini pocket sketchbook on this flickr set To give you an idea of the size, here s a photo of the
Dec , The walls along the edges are very low, they would never meet codes here! But I found a spot on a step, in the shade of one of the sculptural Before going inside, I sat outside to sketch the exterior while the opposite side of the street was still in shade Only problem was, my view was constantly blocked by
Aug , I had thought about squeezing into the bombardier s space, but it occurred that the view was simply of the wall currently at my back I approached a fellow who was working on it and introduced myself, followed by showing him the sketches I made of the exterior of his plane while waiting for the Hangar to