Sun, Shade, Sun – What to Do!

Oakway Mall Courtyard, Eugene, OR

Sun-1    BarbSh-DCWhat a day to start in the sun! Barb S-N opens her sketchbook while Barb Sh shares her sketches from a recent trip to DC.

Erik-1          Erik-3Erik is a real sun lover, and loved capturing the contrast of the crane showing through the white oak tree against the brilliant blue sky.

BarbSo-1   BarbSo-2   BarbSo-3It was too hot in the sun for a few of us – here’s Barb So sketching.

Jane-tree   Tricia-1Jane completed her sketch of the white oak tree using Qor watercolors (so vivid), while Tricia contemplates using them, too.

Sun-2Then the crew in the sun tempted all of us – here’s Erik, Penelope, Tricia, & Barb Sh.

BarbSh-1    BarbSh-2What was Barb Sh up to? A relative had bemoaned his loss of head hair, & challenged her to sketch his remaining nose & ear hair!

P-2Penelope showed us her Winnie Givot inspired page of color swatches used for the facing page sketch – what a good idea.

P-1    P-3Then she got busy with a sketch of her incredible clematis, with matching color swatches on the opposite page of her sketchbook.

Tricia-2    Tricia-3Tricia finished up her tree sketch, and added the clematis, too.

Jane-carnation          Jane-clematis, blue bottle 1

Meanwhile, Jane was busy sketching one of the carnations a couple of girls were handing out, as well as the obligatory clematis. It was a great day for all.

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