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Art. Sex. NDG. Artist's Session. 6-28-15

We had a model scheduled who cancelled with an hour to spare (I know, right?) and his backup who likely looked at the rains we had today and decided to stay home. 59 more words

Art

Let's Try Again

So I got a new sketchbook. Good news is, this paper is nice and thick. It barely buckles under washes and it doesn’t suck down my paint strokes like they were the last Capri Sun on a 100 degree playground. 82 more words

Art

Experimenting

This new paper may prove to have its uses after all – for one thing, when it takes a brushstroke it takes it and never lets go. 73 more words

Nature

Little Things

There are a lot of little things you miss when you look at the big picture. It’s a hard choice for me, when I first pull out my sketchbook, whether I’m going to focus on what’s growing up close, or set my eyes on something in the distance – you learn different things from each, and they’re both good, and there are a million things to occupy your attention no matter which you choose – but you do have to choose. 88 more words

Nature

Infiltration

For a good few years now I have accompanied my son to a variety of cities, institutions, shops, visitations and perambulations. Sometimes out of necessity but more often out of choice. 2,866 more words

Life Studies

Herpetology in the Park

I was hiking one of our local trails when a little slider turtle caught my attention. He was trying to stealthily make his way back to the creek side, but, being a turtle, stealth was not his forte – I managed to scoop him up before he made it. 137 more words

Nature

Waste Not

Despite my best efforts, I’ve yet to convince my cats that I don’t require feeding. One of them left me this little mouse on my back porch a few days ago as a midweek treat. 113 more words

Life Studies