Next Monthly Sketch Outing

Sunday, April 23
Seattle Art Museum and Pike Street Neighborhood
1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

10:00 AM till 12:30 PM

See Monthly Outing page for details.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Sketching with Fear




When I am not confident of a perspective or know it is going to be a difficult view, I will at times use a pencil to sketch with.  That way if I have mistakes I can correct.  This particular view of Suzzallo Library, I knew would be a challenge so I didn't do it in ink.  But as I recall we use to have our Architecture 210 students do a series of perspective sketches going through Suzzallo and many of them chose this view.  They did it in ink and were timed as well! 




6 comments:

  1. This is amazing! I was too timid to tackle drawing stairs, but yours look fabulous.
    And I love the addition of the person with the camera - enough of them sure walked by taking pics, didn't they? Very cool.

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    1. Thanks Terrie,
      Yes they were a part of the scene definitely.

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  2. Art and Fear. Two constant companions. I'm glad the former won out.

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    1. Thanks Jane,
      Yes two constant companions. I think if we let go of fear it becomes a more enjoyable experience.

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  3. Lovely details and I like the profile framing of the column/base

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    1. Thanks David,
      That was a great space to capture those details.

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