The morning was spent in Deanna's yard with the
I chose the Rudbeckia in full bloom to be my focus for a sketch.
I used a uni-ball Vision Elite 0.5 mm pen to sketch with.
Make a mark...go with it...re-render with more marks.
No time to ponder or erase. More chance to be spontaneous.
Then on to opening my new
to explore a scene in pastel.
These two trees
were acting as a viewfinder
for the scene that captured my attention.
I worked at making "chunky" marks,
practicing what Stan Sperlak had suggested to me in the recent
workshop studying with him.
I stayed loose through the process
by keeping the composition simple and
doing my best to make confident marks.
12 X 8" pastel on Pastel Premier paper