I've finished my 100 views in June but with all the traveling stopped posting. Since then I found that many of the mini paintings I would like to re-paint or add/adjust - so this is a new stage of the project - and I will continue sharing it as it nears the conclusion of gathering all the images in one place.
This is a wonderfully spacious Baylands Park in Sunnyvale - place for runners, birdwatchers and people who enjoy looking at the hills at all seasons.
Aug 29, 2018
Aug 28, 2018
Aug 27, 2018
Drawing people as they go about their life: reading, playing cello, visiting doctors. One pen and a pocket sketchbook allow me to work even when they are not aware - though I think my activity was noticed at the doctor's office...
Aug 23, 2018
I am always interested in what people are collecting. We all are. Some more obviously than others - but I believe it's an important part of human nature. Thinking about what I collect was a large part of my spring and summer.
Aug 21, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
After a bit of travel hiatus I am back to blogging with high res images - and first come my watercolor palettes (larger one is the main and smaller one has all the extra / crazy colors) and my dry gouache palette. I take it with me when I travel as it raises fewer questions at the airport but it takes longer to make colors work with it and I kill brushes often as I have to really work pigment into them for the desired gouache-ness.
Inspired by one of the posts I found on a new blog by Roz , I decided to give a little kick to a couple of dying Faber Castell Pitt Artist ...
I've been using tombow fudenosuke for some time now - it's a great workhorse - easy on any paper and with a varied line width and ...
I recently changed the way I store my old sketchbooks. Before this change, I had a large box on top of another large box with some more ske...
This is a note to myself - to record what gouache kit I took with me to the island trip at the beginning of the summer and how I changed the...
I am a "list" person - I have many lists. For example, I keep a list of places/things/events I want to draw. It's long and the...
Here is the first part: https://blog.apple-pine.com/2019/02/measuring-time-with-flowers.html And here is second: