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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Drawing the Line

Well, one of the assignments I gave myself was to start sketching on a regular basis.  Since I know myself to be a stern taskmistress, and I didn't want to get a detention from myself, a quick jaunt to the art store produced a small sketchbook that I could carry around and use frequently.  It's being put to good use around the house, and here are some of the results:

Cheyenne in her favorite "watch the world go by" spot:  the front picture window.



Maxxine sitting by the same window indulging in her favorite autumn passtime:  stalking the falling leaves.



A maniacally merry mouse sculpture.



There are certainly more than enough of these lying around the yard, I can take one or two in to be sketched.





Whaddaya know...this is quite a bit of fun, and a nifty way to get a quick art fix when sitting down and unpacking all the art supplies just isn't feasible.

4 comments:

Pat said...

Sketching is such fun - I'm in love with Cheyenne, just from your sketch! xx

Cynthia Schelzig,Cynnie said...

Wonderful sketches...I have been sketching a lot lately tooooo..

Karla said...

portable sketchbook; what a great idea! Thanks for letting us peek

debwardart said...

Lovely leaves and pets, but the mouse is my fave!