Monthly Archives: April 2015

Farragut schoolhouse

Stopping now before I do something dumb overwork it.  Normally, I would put it away for a few days then go back and tweak some more.  But not this time; it’s being delivered over the weekend. Overall, I’m OK with … Continue reading

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almost there

It still needs some tweaking here and there…  the large tree needs a wee bit of darkening and a couple of the thicker limbs need to be extended upward somewhat, the roof needs a bit of darkening in places, I … Continue reading

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in need of trees

It’s coming along…  I’m anxious to work on the trees and some other non-man-made stuff.  The season is late fall or very early spring…, so no leaves (Yes, I chickened out.)  After that, my plan is to come back to … Continue reading

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a little piece of history

This one room schoolhouse still stands close to where I live.  It’s served over the years as a grammar school for the immediate area (One of my husband’s aunts taught there, and his elder sister attended classes there.), as a … Continue reading

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something wild

It’s been awhile since I’ve had the time to do any serious sketching… so I decided to dust off the sketchbook and take part in the Monthly Pen and Ink Challenge on WetCanvas.com.   (The reference photo I used is by … Continue reading

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An end has been made: Winter finished!

Winter, the final horse in the series is finished: While I’ve enjoyed doing the tinting, I’m anxious to get back to my pens. I’m not sure if the series will lend itself to print reproduction, but I plan to try … Continue reading

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Fall finished

The third horse is done…  For some reason, it seems very “busy”.  Probably too many colors.  And too many grapes.  Oh well: too late now! Same paper, ink and tinting as the others. One to go!

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