This morning I woke up and took a impromptu trip to the local Oregon coast. Beautiful drive, weather was absolutely perfect...all in all, very relaxing day. Only hitch is that I'm now sporting a very nasty sunburn because I didn't think I'd need sunscreen. No complaints...it was kind of worth it:
Nice lil river I found as I drove along the 199.
This Pelican now has a story. So, I'm drawing and suddenly a girl around 13-15 bellows, "IT'S THE PICKLE GUY! LOOK! HI PICKLE GUY!" I immediately assumed she mistook this innocent pelican for the iconic Vlasic STORK...it was funny at first, but her fangirling grew very annoying after 10 minutes.
Here are the two studies I did while at Harris Beach State Park:
Drawn and colored on the spot--which grew pretty hard when the wind was starting to whip sand across the still wet pages.
A horse show has been in town and I've been going as often as I can since I rarely draw horses. Here's just a quick collage...I've got about 20 + pages in my sketchbook FILLED with these types of things. Still need more practice...