Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

January 31

Happy New Year

At Comicon last weekend several of us sketched the dragon boat that hangs in the convention center. I decided to “finish” it by Chinese New Year.  “Finish” is still a little abstract for me. Especially in watercolor, my pictures look unfinished – floating apart or disconnected. My best drawing teacher ever shared a handstand metaphor useful in […]

January 29

Happy People Weekend

This was a happy people weekend. Urban Sketchers met at the Convention Center for Comicon and a Chocolate Fest running simultaneously. There is something magical (for real) when someone walks toward you in full costume regalia, you really appreciate the effort and commitment, give a huge smile that they unmistakably read as appreciation, and then […]

January 19

Babies, Bridge City, and Buckminster Fuller

For about two work weeks, for about one hour each morning, I’ve been overthinking and overworking a figure for my first homework assignment to post for group and class critique. Soon good enough will have to be good enough. I did join Urban Sketchers yesterday to catch up with some familiar folks and meet a […]

January 05

Urban Sketchers, Lan Su Garden

A very cold 10:30 am trip the the Chinese Gardens to take advantage of the food drive / free admission. Sunny, but high 30’s low 40’s! Everyone was bundled up and we got cozy at Floyd’s to share work or keep working by around noon – I couldn’t feel my toes. I like my tree. […]