Saturday, April 4, 2020

Wondering



Wondering

They know
Where she is.
Wondering when
she’ll return.

Another early searching prelim sketch, attempting to replace words.
Islands Off Solitude
18”x 12” ink

Fountain Pen: Platinum Carbon fine point

Friday, April 3, 2020

Faces



Faces

Sketching familiar faces I don’t see enough of.
4”x 10” ink and watercolor
Fountain Pen: Platinum Carbon fine point


Thursday, April 2, 2020

Prepare



Prepare

Plan for drama.
Present a silent
story.
Defend the lack
of words.

A couple of warm up sketches from great short poses in a session with “TH” not so long ago.
9”x 12” ink on tinted paper
Fountain Pen: TWSBI ECO EF with Carbon Platinum Ink

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Thaw



Thaw

To be in the woods
instead of here.
There before
the snow
disappears.

Quick sketch loosely based on a reference photo taken by a wonderful photographer, my cousin Elizabeth Broomfield.
6”x 4’5” ink and watercolor

Fountain Pen: TWSBI ECO EF with Carbon Platinum Ink

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A Break



A Break

Sketched from a reference photo taken by a daughter last week while on an isolated “date night” (her words) with her husband somewhere along Lake Michigan.
6”x 4.5” ink and watercolor

Fountain Pen: TWSBI ECO EF with Carbon Platinum Ink