[ Just doodling away. ] I guess I was in one of those moods where I was feeling like drawing people in a far, far, away place.
[ Columns, posts, supports for pergolas. ] Just some doodles out of the sketchbook. I seem to spend a lot of time considering pergola details these days. ____________________________________________________________ Addendum: 1st post with the new WordPress dashboard. it sure is different and will take some getting used to. I did like the image upload, but it… Continue reading From the Sketchbook (4)
A few examples of different stages of doodling to quick sketches for a job. Keep practicing, and keep drawing to sharpen the hand/eye co-ordination. Also to pick up speed, speed comes from practice and confidence. Speed comes from practice and confidence, the training leads you to trust your skills. [Some quick line to get the… Continue reading Practice that Sketching
Some old Doodle A interesting article from Southern California about ripping out the yard and filling it full of plants. Katie Campbell has written a book called Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design, here’s an excerpt: In her book, Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design, Campbell explores 29 sites, from Parc Guell, Gaudi’s Art Nouveau extravaganza in… Continue reading A link kind of day
. One of those days at the conference when it was more about doodling than about note taking. Sobe anyone???
. The note says 1994 so who knows what I was working on at that time. There was a time frame there when I built quite a few of these stone and wood benches, and I was always looking for way to incorporate some other type of sculptural element in the project. Or . .… Continue reading From the Sketchbook
. “The space is more important than the objects.” – ? “There is only one definition of success-to spend your own life your own way.” –Mark Twain “Why not go out on a limb, thats where the fruit is anyway.” –Shirley Mclaine “Spend whatever the amount is, but spend the amount with integrity.” –Ryan Gainey
posted; 07/13/06 From the ’97/’98 book. Must have been looking at a small waterfeature and stone walkway project with a Japanese Aesthetic. Plus it’s bigger than what would go on the back of a business card . . . this is a blog insider joke, of probably which I will be the only one who… Continue reading Seminar sketchbook (3)