Tuesday, April 04, 2006

no drawings

On Saturday we went to Dr. Sketchy's burlesque drawing again. It was awesome and the model was amazing. But....I haven't had time to scan the drawings yet. And I think I left my small sketchbook there, so I can't scan in any drawings from there either.

But..as a consolation, I give you a lame little watercolor I did a few weeks ago.

The first one is supposed to be the view from my window in Michigan. My brother and I always called the tree outside my window the "middle finger tree" because the pine cone thingies look like they're telling the world to f* off.

The brown triangle on the bottom is the roof of the garage/back porch.

The second painting was an attempt to paint the creek behind the house. It was a favorite place of mine to sit and dream. When I was little I liked to pretend that fairies lived under those willow trees that hung gracefully over the water. However, the only winged creatures fluttering beneath the branches are mosquiteos and gnats.

I HATE mosquitoes. and gnats aren't nice when they get in your nose and mouth. they do that a lot when you're riding your bike down the hill and over the bridge, esp. in the evening.

It's hard to draw a place from memory.


Jen said...

Actually, I knew the creek the moment I saw it. Wish I could have that kind of recall with words.

Gwen said...

The view from your window looks exactly as I remember it too. Either you have it right, or we are mis-remembering it in the same way.

Cynthea said...

it isn't so much wrong as it is a bad painting. I think the tree is wrong, and you can see houses across the creek.

Bonnie said...

purdy! :-)

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