It’s All About The Sketch

Allan Bros. on 5th St, Eugene, OR

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The early gatherers – Barb Shirk, Heidi Sachet, Sandy Larkin, & Jane behind the camera.  Looked like serious sketching going on!

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Then we got a look at Sandy’s shirt! Cracked everybody up!

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Back to work – sitting in the middle of the room at the coffee shop gave everyone a view of people to draw in all directions.

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Jane chose Penelope’s view above, but did it at an angle on the page (her approach to keeping it simple); Sandy did the girl across from us.

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Heidi says the thing about your “model” leaving is that you get to finish it the way you want. She goes onto a design definition, and Penelope to adding color.

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Sandy tries a Betty Edward’s suggestion – draw the sketch upside down! Did it work? (Book courtesy of Barb Shirk, from an earlier visit to a fascinating show at the Schnitzer Museum.)

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Here’s a view of Barb’s “models” and here’s how she added values.

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