Monday, November 23, 2009

November 22, 2009

Color pencil on paper. Spent Saturday morning watching the grandkids. I spent a lot of the time with my feet elevated to get swelling down, but there was some time spent with them on my lap as we checked Papa's farm, cafe, and roller coaster park on facebook. No visit is ever complete without the light saber fight.

Imaginary landscape

Just playing with the color pencils.

Friday, November 20, 2009


I was in kind of a funk last night about what to sketch. Since the following day was Friday I thought this might be a good time to revive a theme I used for a time last year. Thank God it's Fish Friday. To kick off I did this little Puntius Tetrazona or Tiger Barb. Many years ago I used to have several aquariums and I always had a few of these. They could be aggressive but I never really had any trouble from them. The occasional nipped fin was about all I would witness. They were always an easy sell at the store I worked at back in the day. I managed the fish department in the hardware store I worked. We had about 30 tanks to display all types of fish and these guys were ever present. Beautiful in schools.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

November 18, 2009

Clan of the Cave Dachshund. Not as well known as the Clan of the Cave Bear, but just as fierce.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Just trying to button down freehand circles.

November 17, 2009

I have a small stack of composition books that I use for taking notes when reading and such. I enjoy learning new things and the practice helps to provide a jumping off point to working the information into my brain. Other times the book is just used to record thoughts and events. I have been known to glue in short articles I found interesting at the time. Yesterday while waiting while Marjorie was going through a medical procedure I did a little doodling.

November 11, 2009

November 10, 2009

Behind in my posting, so I will try to catch up with sketches done recently. Hope you enjoy them.