Walked back to Schaefer's last Monday when the weather was a bit warmer and did a quick sketch of one of the succulents in photo, unfortunately I had not taken photos from sketch books before uploading to a CD at Walgreens...
My personal computer had crashed last week and while waiting on my son to try and upload a new driver on it, I have been attempting to use my old computer and not getting anywhere with that one either. Issues to deal with. Hoping for a couple nice days later this week to get a few more greenhouse sketches in.
Maybe not the best photo, but managing to move forward without personal computer! Quick sketch done last week.
Began exhibiting prints and drawings in 1973. Studies under Naperville printmaker, Barbara A.Brien. Life mentor and teacher William Vose of Paw Paw, IL. Current member of Naperville Art League, La Grange Art League and Kendall Art Guild. Teacher of Art Appreciation in Yorkville School Districts. Teacher of children's art programs in Sandwich, Plano, Yorkville, Newark, Somonauk, Oswego and Aurora schools and park districts.
Three courageous grown children. Resides in Yorkville,IL.with a menagerie of rescued companions.
Using my practice of quick poses in life drawing, I opportune to experiment with colors and differing line textures to recreate quickly the effects of light on the spiritual essence of the human form. My intention is to pull the viewer into following line, breathing with it's form, knowing it's actual beauty.
Books I've been reading
Joy of Love by Pope Francis
Artist Rules by Christine Valters Paintner
On Writing by Stephen King
Printmaking on a Budget by Mandy Bonnell and Stephen Mumberson
Gifts From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Quiet by Susan Cain
The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Moving On by Sarah Ban Breathnach
Finding Your Way in a Wild New World by Martha Beck