At Cortesia Sanctuary, Eugene, OR

When Tricia invited us out to sketch at her place outside Eugene, few of us realized what a treat was in store!  Of course, it did make deciding what to sketch a bit of a challenge. We may have to come back…

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Entering the garden

 

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Hi! What did Jan & Barb A find?

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Erik checks out a rentable cabin – just right!

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Penelope & Tricia know just where they want to go.

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Penelope gets right at it, while Jan, Barb A & Trish chat.

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Erik choses to do a wooded scene in graphite.

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Forrest, Tricia’s husband, tells Erik about the history of the place.

Below is Erik’s developed piece.
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Meanwhile, Tricia, Penelope, & Barb A get busy sketching, too. Can you see whose work is whose, and how it develops?

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Back on the porch with Erik, Jan begins to capture the little birdhouse vignette.
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Jane moves from the birdhouse to the pot of gaillardia: IMG_4261IMG_2881

And in the mail, not to be left out, come Hugh’s & Sandy’s sketches from far away.
Hugh's

Sandy's

Vero Coffee Shop, Eugene, OR – 6/24/14

As usual, we start our sketch meetings by catching up on what people have been doing since our last meeting – here’s Barb Shirk’s sketch from her trip to Ashland to see the plays:

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And here’s Heidi’s completed sketch of flowers & shells on her deck:

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Barb Shirk shared her sketch of some of us sketching  last week:

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And one of Penelope’s sketches of us, viewed by Barb A & Heidi (yep, that looks just like Joby!):

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Here’s most of the happy crew from today (Penelope, Tricia, Heidi, Erik, Jan, Barb A, Barb Shirk – Jane behind the camera):

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Jan and Barb A. adding water to pigment (Jan with markers, Barb A. with watercolor pencils):

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Barb Shirk did a sketch of her dog Armando from a photo on her phone:

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Jane did a sketch of the clivia in her front room (from a photo, too):

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Erik’s sketch was from a sweet remembered scene in the medical clinic:

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Tricia & Heidi sketched directly from observation today, as did Penelope (& Jan & Barb A, seen above):

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