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I’ve been offline for five days and it seems like I’ve forgotten everything about the computer and the programs I work in. I’m playing catch-up and a post here was on the top of the list. It has been a difficult month physically for me: increased vision difficulties and a back spasm that made […]
Here’s another brush pen and ink sketch of Alun Armstrong. A wonderful set of dundrearies. Are they talked about as a set ? What is the related hairstyling vocabulary? Well, something to ponder, along with that wonderful hairdo. #MarchIsSketchAlunArmstrongMonth
In February I was sketching a lot of other folks besides Alun Armstrong. Here’s a sketch of Timothy West from “Bleak House.” I really can’t resist dundrearies!
At the end of February I wrote about #MarchIsSketchAlunArmstrongMonth. Since then several people have joined in the fun. You can read about this project here. I hope you’ll join in and start posting work. (Patreon subscribers a posting in a private group, but others are posting on instagram and other social media.) Meanwhile, one of […]
Actor Alun Armstong has one of the best noses on the planet. His face is simply fun to sketch. Last year I had just started watching “New Tricks” (a detective series that is available on several streaming platforms), when I sketched this brush pen sketch (Pentel brush pen with ink wash. Sometimes when working working […]
Pumpkins and squash are great things to sketch with the brush pens. Use my blog’s search engine to find more such sketches. (The caption is confusing even to me some 2 years plus on. I remember having a problem getting the pumpkin to stand up and thought I was balancing it against my hiking boots […]
With luck we’ll have an early spring and I’ll be out on the bike path again soon. But here’s an in-context page spread from one of my 2019 journals.
Yep, every so often I write a new post to convince everyone to use a brush pen for direct sketching, i.e., just draw with it, no pencil sketch, no net. It’s just too fun. So it’s the new year, and the Pandemic is still raging, and I thought it would be a good time to […]
Note: Enjoy this long post and the attached gallery. Family and business obligations will keep me away from this blog for most of November. I may pop in with a quick post or two, but the first two weeks of November are particularly tight. I wanted to give you something to look at in […]
The brilliant audacity of this hair takes my breath away. It makes me smile.