Five very different articles in this post. Starting with a global competition for all things sketchy, a big renovation for the Eastcote House Gardens in England due to a big money influx and great news for vegetable gardeners in Los Angeles. But there’s more. A proposal for a 27 acre botanical garden in Delaware, I’ve… Continue reading Eastcote, Los Angeles, Delaware, Sketches, and Goldsworthy
Some rendering possibilities for sign for a business I have done some work for in the past So this is one idea above and then I thought about drawing another idea, this one mostly for myself. Looking at this as I am writing . . . doesn’t that look like a wishing well? Sorta, it’s… Continue reading Sign, Sign, Everywhere’s a Sign
A client asked me to render a redesigned boardwalk area. These are the steps I went through to make that happen. The above is a simple pen drawingdone fairly quickly, giving the client an opportunity to see what possibilities for the future may hold. Above I have kept the color rendering on top of the… Continue reading The Stages of a Color Rendering
Keeping up my drawing theme this week. Some really interesting pen and ink work, that is just fascinating. Just follow along and then be amazed . . . I was. Wow! That is really great stuff. Now I am just going to have to figure out how to take this great skill and apply it… Continue reading Water and Ink
Just killing some time one evening, in the moleskine sketchbook. Still trying to negotiate the fine points of some talks and lectures. I hope to have some of this worked out tomorrow.
[ 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.
[Idea for a fire ring next to water feature.]
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