moment of brief cool

cooper house, may 2013
Memorial Day was Monday, and for once we had some cooler weather. Yea, even a drop of rain. Not much though. I went out and drew a building that I have sketched before, in more leafless times, coincidentally on another public holiday. On US national holidays, the flags come out in downtown Davis. Cooper House on 4th St is a lovely historic building, and I stood sketching while listening to podcasts about football and about history and about language (right there are my main interests). Sketched in Micron Pigma 01 on Canson paper. I enjoyed this brief moment of cool air; this weekend we are back to the hot weather. We’ll be hitting the hundreds. Ouch, Davis.

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3 thoughts on “moment of brief cool

  1. even sketchier says:

    I really like how you handle the texture of the grass, bushes, trees, the foliage in general. Maybe that’s a technique I outta try. I get too fussy with the leaves and what have you.

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