|The South Natick Dam|
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Friday, October 8, 2010
|The Italianate Garden at Elm Bank|
And so with this homely preamble I present you with a sketch of a formal garden in the rain. The people who tend it are just hanging on and it's liable to disappear or go feral in the next business cycle as funding dries up. You never know. Then maybe the fountain will fill with frogs and the hedges will grow out and owls may roost in them.
That is how this artist's life shall be: an unartful dialogue between domesticity and unpredictable behavior. In between all my posts here about ducks and dams and the sublime beauty of Nature have been ridiculous doodles of alligators, foxes, men in pointed hats and imaginary landscapes. One feeds the other. And so it goes: winter is approaching and things will take a turn to the imaginary in Sketchbookland (although I was thinking of getting some fingerless gloves to prolong my outdoors sketching a bit longer).
|birds and flying bicycles|
Monday, October 4, 2010
|"Red Squirrel, Lake Waban" colored pencil|
Red Squirrel, le lac Waban" crayon de couleur
Fall is definitely here. And we are harvesting different things:
|Some sort of flying circus|
Une sorte de Flying Circus
Le renard intrépide
|Birds in flying machines|
Les oiseaux dans des machines volantes
We're having a good time over here. I hope you are too.