Earlier this month Memphis Urban Sketchers met up at Edge Alley - a great coffee shop/restaurant in the Edge District. It was a great outing - a ton of sketchers joined us, and after what seemed like a lifetime of rain, the sun came out and it was a lovely warm day. I stayed inside in a sunny spot at the window and ate and sketched a delicious meal.
We also went to the Edge District in October - here are my sketches from that outing.
Warm up, thumbnails, and notes on that week's #bythebones diary comics.
Hope you can join us at our next sketch outing this Saturday, February 2, 10:00 AM at The South Main Market (food hall), 409 S. Main (at Huling).
Tonight was Studio Night! I did some preparation for teaching on Thursday and worked on a new idea for a show I have coming up later this year. I didn't have time to sketch any of it, so I found these two sketches of my studio from several months ago. It still pretty much looks like this.
When I scanned in those last two sketches I was surprised by how many sketchbook pages I had not scanned yet. I did more sketching in December than I realized! These are mostly quick sketches of everyday things and places interspersed with maps and notes. Just keeping track of my days!
Click Read More below - there are nine more sketches!
Okay, just one more acknowledgement of the social construct that is the new year. I worked at home on Monday, but took time to study my new coffee mug and to document my Christmas tree before taking it down.
Tuesday was a lovely New Year's Day! Just relaxed at home all morning, then joined friends for black-eyed peas and a game of cards. Hope you had a lovely day, too!
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