Posts Tagged: perspective

Putting Things in Perspective

There are times in every life when we have to stop, step back a bit, and take a look at who we are, where we are, and what we’re doing. With my husband approaching retirement (probably within the next two

Putting Things in Perspective

There are times in every life when we have to stop, step back a bit, and take a look at who we are, where we are, and what we’re doing. With my husband approaching retirement (probably within the next two

The Backroad Barn Challenge

Yep, folks, that’s a barn you’re looking at. Yep, folks, I painted that barn. Yep, folks, I’m rather proud of it. If you’ve read much of this blog, you know that I don’t paint barns — or any buildings —

The Backroad Barn Challenge

Yep, folks, that’s a barn you’re looking at. Yep, folks, I painted that barn. Yep, folks, I’m rather proud of it. If you’ve read much of this blog, you know that I don’t paint barns — or any buildings —

Checkers, Anyone?

For the record, I don’t play checkers. I know the fundamentals, but my brain has never fully grasped the strategies involved. As for chess — which is also played on a board with 64 squares — yes, I can play,

Checkers, Anyone?

For the record, I don’t play checkers. I know the fundamentals, but my brain has never fully grasped the strategies involved. As for chess — which is also played on a board with 64 squares — yes, I can play,

It’s Not a Competition

“It’s not a competition.” I read those words as I browsed books at Amazon, and with a sigh of relief — and gratitude — I quickly downloaded the book they were from. It’s Urban Art Guide — How to Draw Urban

It’s Not a Competition

“It’s not a competition.” I read those words as I browsed books at Amazon, and with a sigh of relief — and gratitude — I quickly downloaded the book they were from. It’s Urban Art Guide — How to Draw Urban

A Matter of Perspective

Oh, my goodness, but do I have a headache! I’ve just been through a grueling lesson on perspective, and while I understand the concepts, I struggle with any sort of architectural drawing. My assignment today was simple enough: draw an

A Matter of Perspective

Oh, my goodness, but do I have a headache! I’ve just been through a grueling lesson on perspective, and while I understand the concepts, I struggle with any sort of architectural drawing. My assignment today was simple enough: draw an

Sketchbook Aficionada

Yesterday I wrote about my new watercolor journal. Later this morning, I plan to go out to my herb garden — chives are already growing — and do a bit of sketching. Buying a new journal — which is in

Sketchbook Aficionada

Yesterday I wrote about my new watercolor journal. Later this morning, I plan to go out to my herb garden — chives are already growing — and do a bit of sketching. Buying a new journal — which is in