Wednesday, June 27, 2012

sketching marilyn on a perfect afternoon

first one and two minute sketches

then fives and tens

Thursday, June 21, 2012

hot sketching

you've heard of hot yoga?
this week it was hot sketching.
even in the shade it was in the 90s.

satisfying, though,
playing with green...

between morning and afternoon session i
had delicious tacos and lemonade from the oaxaca/wahaca
(that's what they call it) food vendor near the marina
at the world financial center.

rebecca is one of my favorite models. she's
a dancer and her body is wonderfully long, thin
and flexible. i left a bit early as
the heat did, finally, get to me despite
the two liters of fluid i imbibed.

Friday, June 15, 2012

back to battery park

from now until october
i hope to spend lots of time
down at battery park city
sketching. i'd say weather permitting
but this week the weather was less than
ideal and in the morning i sat
sketching, umbrella in one hand,
brush in the other...

in the afternoon we were under the trees which
sheltered us somewhat although
our model did make creative use
of an umbrella

Thursday, June 14, 2012

am i alone in finding this disturbing?

the u.s. army band was playing in bryant park for flag day and giving out nifty water bottles ...

only problem? made in china. really? REALLY?

Sunday, June 10, 2012

tony awards dress rehearsal

who knew you could be sitting in starbucks one minute and in the balcony of the beacon theater the next.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

ellsworth kelly

the works in the show
ellsworth kelly: plant drawings
at the metropolitain museum until september 3
are powerful in their seeming simplicity.
as is so often the case with drawings
you must see them up close to understand their
genius. each line is personal, each mark specific.
there is perfection here.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

come play

i've been obsessed with
the draw something app lately.
if you want to play i'm









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