Artist Julie DeRosa modeled for our portrait quick sketch watercolor class last Thursday.
We listened to the hearings while we worked.
Julie’s creates Survivor Shrines and is currently working on the Resilient Heart Project.
In the customer service line at Lowe’s
I put down a few lines in the tiny sketchbook and added paint from memory-her red dress, her hair-weeks later.
Sketches from yesterday’s lakeshore roving watercolor class. with bits of tracing paper that I use to explain my thoughts- these explanations often help clear things up for me because I am searching for the most straightforward way to communicate what I am seeing.
In today’s watercolor class we worked with the figure. Here are my thoughts on a photo of soccer players -such a cool photo!-brought in by a student.
While wandering the I’lleSaint LouisElizabth noticed musicians outside the Eglise Saint Louis en islle. We went in and listened to a magnificent concert-orchestra, chorus and poetry. We found sanctuary, relief from the hot afternoon and then were filled up by this extraordinary music and drew, it felt miraculous being held by all that beauty.
Look what I found in E’s sketchbook, lamp shapes at YYZ airport. Two hours after I had been there, moved by the lamps. We are so often drawn the same things.
I got in early and had a leisurely walk through CDG to meet E’s plane. (Really cool appropriately her terminal was sort of open air, filled with birdsong and actual birds.
In the tiny sketchbook en route to Meet E.