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Sketchbook - 2015

Postby markskor » Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:50 pm

Just returned - 2 months dirt bagging - both Sierra and Sawtooth.
When not fishing - (was unbelievable BTW),
Carried along a 10"/13", hard-cover, art sketchbook... good paper.
Using a limited 3 color palate, and waterpens...all backpack-able stuff.
Even though the best fishing trip ever, still somehow managed to fill up the book.
So without giving out plein air locations - (TRs to come) - for the next few days,
I present my sketchbook, my views/ places visited...in no particular order,
all done in pen and ink.
my Summer 2015
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby gary c. » Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:07 pm

Nice work Mark. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in the Sierra.
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby Fly Guy Dave » Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:22 pm

Really nice pics!

The third one down looks like a list of hiker's trail names. True?
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby markskor » Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:21 pm

yes, Trail names of some PCT hikers met around Tuolumne...
BTW, also been known to go by the Trail name - Ansel
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby Rockyroad » Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:37 pm

These are beautiful sketches! Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby markskor » Sun Aug 09, 2015 5:54 am

Another few pages...
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby old and slow » Sun Aug 09, 2015 2:33 pm

Mark, it was great meeting you at the TM Market picnic tables the other day and having a chance to chat it up for a bit, while we (the motley crew) were waiting for the shuttle. Plus, thanks much for sharing your summer 2015 sketchbook with me that day. The drawings are most definitely superb, what a summer!!!
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby markskor » Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:53 am

Another 5 pages
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby Jimr » Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:55 am

Very nice Mark! I'm going to show them to my budding artist of a daughter. Something has to move her away from anime characters for a bit.
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby robow8 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 2:32 pm

What medium are you using? I really like those. My limited artistic abilities cause me problems playing pictionary!
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby markskor » Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:52 am

5 more -
Medium is Elegant Writer pens with water pens on 140 watercolor paper -
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Re: Sketchbook - 2015

Postby LightRanger » Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:47 pm

These are so cool. Thanks for sharing.
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