The dorm is pretty much a ghost town this weekend because people are at a conference or with their friends/family for Pentecost. I had too much work to do, so I had to stay behind, but I'm making the most of it. I actually needed some time to just be alone, and also time to … Continue reading A Sketching Tour
Today I took a Hebrew test. I am pretty good at the subject and filled out one page after another. Page one - check. Page two - check. Double-checked the answers, handed them in. Since I had extra time, I decided to sketch my Hebrew teacher while I waited. Then, the bell rang, people … Continue reading Embarrassing, but Funny Story…
I am working on creation illustrations for a commission. To prepare for it, I've been doing sketches of all sorts of things, even if they aren't "natural" objects. Also, I have finished one of the actual illustrations.
I got some progress done on my oil painting. Now, most of the pink coat is covered and has a base coat of color on it. It still looks really wild, but I can see where it's going :) And when I went to check on my garden, I saw the first tomato flowers on … Continue reading A Painting, a Flower: Work in Progress
Sometimes things aren't just black and white, but sometimes they are pretty clear, at least to the person they relate to. For example: Working in my grandparent's yard and bringing flowers to them: Good Idea Eating out at a hole-in-the-wall chinese place where only Chinese people eat: Good Idea Jelly-Bellys with "Butter Popcorn"-flavor: … Continue reading Days 7-9: Bad Ideas and Good Ideas