Category Archives: Family

Copenhagen Culture Night, and an unrelated Paris question

Still recovering from Copenhagen’s Culture Night (Friday) and have no sketches to show for it, although it was fun surfing the tide of humanity in and out of concerts, Danish military drills, museums, 12th century ruins under a palace, the halls of power at the Danish Parliament (think: … Continue reading

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Sketch of the Day: Copenhagen Cargo Bike

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Happy Turkey Day, with or without feathers

Ant Man is lamenting the unusual size of our turkey. When agri-giant Butterball declared 2013 a bad year for turkeys to explain their smaller-than-usual production of (presumably) wizened, skinny little poults, I ordered a fresh, organic, free-range bird from our … Continue reading

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Friday Figures- DIY Family Portraits

These two drawings came from last week’s visit with family in California. Something about intently staring at your family while drawing them brings you all that much closer together. So either beware or dive right in. I wouldn’t have traded … Continue reading

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Drawing at the Edge of History

Oh the chimney’s fallen down and the roof’s all caved in Lettin’ in the sunshine and the rain And the only friend I’ve got now is that good old dog of mine And the little old log cabin in the … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure!, archeology, Art, Artists, birds, Drawing, Family, field sketching, history, New England, Petersham, plein air | 12 Comments

My Mother, The Artist

In case you were wondering who has the talent in the family, look no further than my Mom. She’s an awesome, dedicated painter, woodcut artist and sculptor who has created amazing work, which only gets better. Now in her 70’s, … Continue reading

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