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sketchbook 2017

Postby markskor » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:49 pm

paulina.jpg
motel tree.jpg
more lyell.jpg
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curry bridge.jpg
Among the other gear carried along on my summer backpack tour, also had some art stuff - good paper and various pens. Most non-hiking time was devoted to fishing but did find some time to sketch.

At the TM store, since it was a "short season" Aramark decided to only hire half the staff needed to make the store function smoothly. Thus, instead of the 4 ten-hour shifts worked in past seasons, this year we worked six days a week...sort of sucked. They finally got it together and 3/4 staffed the store just before Labor Day...(What rhymes with Clusterduck?)
Also interesting (sad really) Aramark would not let me hang any art inside of the TM store this year. Last year it was OK? Thus I put up various smaller art drawings on the outside - on the store bulletin board - changed it up every other day or so. Many were taken - (At first a bit miffed but now consider it a complement really that someone wanted my art) - but some not.
I give you a small taste of what remained - 2017 trail art.
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backside Benson.jpg
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby balzaccom » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:25 am

Beautiful work!

Here are a few of mine...

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Hetch-hetchy and Kolana Rock

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Summit City canyon


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Farewell Gap, Mineral King
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby markskor » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:38 am

Nice work B...getting better - still painting from pictures? Try plein air.
pencil study.jpg
Do a study - previous pic, and then re-do when back at home.
tm -17 (2).jpg

A few more done on site.
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby ofuros » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:33 pm

Fine work fellas...makes me want to throw in a pad & pencils next time I'm heading out & about. [emoji106]
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby markskor » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:13 pm

You can spend a few hours trying to capture what is right in front of you.
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby balzaccom » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:48 am

Time becomes pretty hard to measure when you are working on this stuff, that's for sure!
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby sparky » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:49 pm

I REALLY like that last one. WOW!
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Re: sketchbook 2017

Postby oldhikerQ » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:33 am

Very nice work, gentlemen. Makes me wish that I had some sort of artistic ability.
Thanks for sharing.
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