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Monday, August 2, 2010

Japanese Tea Garden



Thanks to all the local symposium attendees for sharing what was going on. I vicariously got to experience the symposium through you all. It sounded wonderful and I wish I could have attended. I look forward to more posting of your sketches from your time there.

While you were at the symposium on Thursday, I went to the Japanese Tea Garden with some UW students to sketch for the afternoon. It was really a challenge to change from buildings to trees. I had one unsuccessful drawing in the park but was able to get a decent sketch at the entry and a sketch of the waterlilies and carp that I was happy with. So here it is. Look forward to our next meeting.

3 comments:

  1. "Decent"? "DECENT"??? I'd say you left decent in the dust miles ago, Gail. Amazing how that splash of purple helps make the pond one, though of course the drawing itself is wicked cool.

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  2. Thanks Susan,
    But you should have seen the one I didn't put up. That is the one that didn't work. I was trying Tia's splash technique. It worked well for the waterlilies.

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  3. Gail, I agree with Susan! Stunning, rapturous work!!

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