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Shibuya evening sketch with Stephanie Bower

SHIBUYA EVENING SKETCH WITH STEPHANIE BOWER

We had great opportunity to meet and sketch together with Stephanie Bower while she was visiting Tokyo after her trip to Asia-Link...

Lisbon - visiting old friend

LISBON - VISITING OLD FRIEND

[By Marina Grechanik , in Lisbon, Portugal] I have been sharing on my blog series of posts about Porto USk Symposium and post-Symposium...

 
 
 
"Queensgate Gardens" IN THE RAIN

"QUEENSGATE GARDENS" IN THE RAIN

Here are some real urban sketchers IN THE RAIN some with umbrellas and blankets too.Gail Roadhouse full time artist and USktc gailsgiftsandgallery.com

"Hanford Bus" at the REACH

"HANFORD BUS" AT THE REACH

USktc met at THE REACH Richand WA some of us sketched out side the museum and some went in side to sketch. I think I pick the Fall...

 
 
 
"Concrete Bridge Pasco WA"

"CONCRETE BRIDGE PASCO WA"

Todays sketch-out was so beautiful near the banks of the Columbia River in Pasco WA. Fall is a the most beautiful time to visit Washington. Gail...

Concrete Bridge

CONCRETE BRIDGE

Thanks to Patty Gardner for finding this location for us to draw from last Wednesday morning. It is a personal residence situated along...

 
 
 
Loose Loose Watercolor

LOOSE LOOSE WATERCOLOR

Very very loose watercolor sketch. I had fun with color this morning. No pencil, just a brush and lots of water. United Pentecostal...

Lewiston/Clarkston Draw Bridge

LEWISTON/CLARKSTON DRAW BRIDGE

On a recent overnight stay in Clarkston, I had some time do some sketching. It wasn't easy finding a good spot from which to "draw"...

 
 
 
Asotin County Courthouse - Asotin, WA

ASOTIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE - ASOTIN, WA

One block off the main road through the tiny village of Asotin, WA., stand this courthouse, constructed in 1907, if the sign pertains...

SeaTac Airport: Killin' Time

SEATAC AIRPORT: KILLIN' TIME

Long layovers and waits used to drive me crazy because it seemed all one could do was sit and wait, go for long walks down the concourse,...

 
 
 
Red Mountain, B.C. a Skiers Dream in the Kootenai's

RED MOUNTAIN, B.C. A SKIERS DREAM IN THE KOOTENAI'S

A Throw Back, without a single high speed lift, Red Mountain, British Columbia is a world class ski/border high performance training...

Cannon Beach Storm Watch Tapestry Babes

CANNON BEACH STORM WATCH TAPESTRY BABES

Busy Tapestry Weaving during this weekend's storms and except for me, watching the cloudless sunset together. Women from Kansas, South...

 
 
 
In Esfahan streets

IN ESFAHAN STREETS

One of my favorite activities when I am walking in the streets, or when I am staying somewhere in the streets, is looking silently...

Mon Petit Cheri

MON PETIT CHERI

Returning to Mon Petit Cheri. I decided to push for a more complete sketch that encapsulated how I feel about the place. This Central...

 
 
 
Houses of Seattle's Maple Leaf neighborhood

HOUSES OF SEATTLE'S MAPLE LEAF NEIGHBORHOOD

Maple Leaf is one of many older neighborhoods in Seattle. Unlike Queen Anne, Capitol Hill or other areas where you can still find grand,...

IN A FEW STROKES: A LIGHT BLUE SPOT

On the circular path from the hermitage to the village, a puddle of stones painted blue on the farmland stand out as unusual, in the...

 
 
 
In August we began a slow journey from Galicia, though Castilla y León, to Vitoria Gasteiz, in the Basque Country

IN AUGUST WE BEGAN A SLOW JOURNEY FROM GALICIA, THOUGH CASTILLA Y LEÓN, TO VITORIA GASTEIZ, IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY

My husband and I have been traveling together for over 20 years now, mostly in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. It's a little...

LISBON HOUSE

 
 
 
Architecture Wonders in Delhi and Agra

ARCHITECTURE WONDERS IN DELHI AND AGRA

Recently, I made my first trip to India, with our local architect's institute. "Incredible India" was just as their travel tagline...

PATCHY 2000.12.14 - 2018.09.19

PATCHY 2000.12.14 - 2018.09.19

Patchy is a french bull and had been with us since 2000 which make him 18 years old this year. Sometimes ago , he had many health issue...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Fried Food

Fried Food

Fried Food12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD SOLD Read more ...

YELLOW - 10

YELLOW - 10

YELLOW10" round pastel on wood Wednesday is a day I typically go to life drawing. So wonderful to be immersed in the art of painting from life! And I enjoy immensely on trying... Read more ...

PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT*4" x 6" acrylic on board / *unframed$75 - tax & shipping inclusive Fast and fluid. .. the purple cloud flew as the pastel colors tumbled and rolled. Light... Read more ...

MASSIVE YET LIGHT - 6" x 3 1/2" acrylic skyscape by Susan Roden

MASSIVE YET LIGHT - 6" x 3 1/2" acrylic skyscape by Susan Roden

MASSIVE YET LIGHT*6" x 3 1/2" acrylic on recycled wood block*wall hung yet unframed$75 - tax + shipping inclusive The storm traveled on as the sky opened up. Billowy white... Read more ...

SEPTEMBER MIST ~ Original Plein Air Acrylic Painting by Marina Petro

SEPTEMBER MIST ~ Original Plein Air Acrylic Painting by Marina Petro

©Marina Petro "SEPTEMBER MIST"11X14inchesOriginal acrylic plein air painting on panel Only one in the entire universe...and it could be yours!Certificate Of Authenticity... Read more ...

The Platform 12x9 Oil

The Platform 12x9 Oil

The Platform 12x9 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $250 Quoddy Head State Park in Lubec, Maine, features some truly awesome cliffs. Here's a foggy day at one of my... Read more ...

덕수궁과 배재학당

덕수궁과 배재학당

정관헌 덕수궁에서 백재학당 역사박물관 덕수궁은 우리나라 4대궁중에 가장 특색있는 건물들이 많아 이것저것 많이 그려보고 싶었는데 정관헌 하나만 결국 그렸네요.. 수채 채색을 못하게 하는 것이 아쉬웠지만..집에와서 채색해봐야지 했는데 잘 안되네요.. 시립미술관 뒤편에 배재학당이 있는 줄 몰랐는데...이렇게 또 좋은... Read more ...

Return to Children's Fairyland

Return to Children's Fairyland

Children's Fairyland is a magical place for all. A visit transports you from the everyday to other times and other stories, some familiar and some new. I treasure my time at... Read more ...

Lemon Sky 9x12 Oil

Lemon Sky 9x12 Oil

Lemon Sky 9x12 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson SOLD The Roosevelt-Campobello Island Park is at its most lovely in the early morning, but here I have captured its loveliness in... Read more ...

Sketches at the children's Grand Park

Sketches at the children's Grand Park

The weekend's Neung-dong Children's Grand Park was very crowded and noisy as usual . But sketching is always fun anytime anywhere. Last year, we had the meeting of sketches... Read more ...