October 20, 2015

Sketchy Sketches..

I haven't given up on my traditional watercolors, absolutely not! 
However, I mentioned earlier that I've gotten into sketching with pen/wc washes.  There's a lot you can learn by doing this and I never realized that it's also fun to do .. 
 Some are from life, I do still get to Paneras LOL !  and a few I found as photos. Of course your supposed to do them from life, but then again I don't think I'll be going to Europe anytime soon . 
  'The Taj Mahal' ... ok , so I think big. 


                           Sicily 


                            Somewhere in Copenhagen.   

Oh and a peek into my latest journal go to my 'Journey blog'.
and my all time 2nd favorite medium , the lowly pencil.
here 'tis .

5 comments:

  1. Paris would never be the same once you visited! I always like what you do!

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  2. Barbra these are delightful! I love watercolour and ink together. You have a real knack for it. They are so free and fun. Thanks for the comment you left me the other day. I know every artist goes through those dreadful slumps. Sigh! Nasty business for sure. But sketching and doodling can add a much needed spark. Your sketches have inspired me. Time to get out the sketch book and watercolours. Thanks Barbra. Happy sketching!

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  3. So glad to see that you are still keeping active in the world of art. Hope you are well you are in my thoughts often.

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  4. Fabulous sketches BJ. It's great to see you dabbling in pen & wash .... as you know it's a favourite medium of mine. Looking forward to seeing many more. ;-)

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  5. Ah BJ your talent always is amazing. I love your pen and ink washes. Your pencil work is fabulous. So glad you are still keeping busy with your lovely art!

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