Monday, March 26, 2012

This Wednesday March 28th at 7:15PM

This week, a very special treat for sketch night...a demo by Larry Johnston... he will be working on a painting, showing how he uses a plein air sketch and reference photos, at 7:15 on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012, at the Bellport Community Center, 4 Bell St. Bellport, NY. Come out and sketch and see what you can do with those sketches afterwards!

Monday, March 19, 2012

This Wednesday at 6 PM MArch 21st

This week we will be sketching at the Sandspit Park in Patchogue, 80 Brightwood Street, this is also where the Davis Park Ferry Terminal is located. Just pick a spot and sketch from any place. There's plenty of great spots.

Monday, March 12, 2012

This Wednesday at 6 PM March 14th

Folks, this week, to celebrate the first week of daylight savings time, lets go to the Islip Grange at the intersection of Broadway and Montauk Highway in Sayville…it's a great sketching spot.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Tonight's sketches

For those of you who were brave enough to go down to sketch by the water this evening, please take photos of your sketches so I can post them on the blog…it was definitely "different." You can email them to the link on the blog...

Monday, March 5, 2012

This Wednesday at 7 PM

We are going to go to the TRY the evening outdoor sketching. It looks to be mild and clear for Wednesday. For those brave souls who want to brave the elements, bundle up... for the rest of us, sketching from your car will have to do.

We will be meeting at the Corey Beach area….down by the water. There is a dock toward the back that most of you are familiar with….great view of the night time sky and water for reflections.

There are some logistical issues with sketching in the dark….you will need light (obviously), something for your surface that won't interfere with your subject….you can pick up book lights for $10 at Bed Bath and Beyond that will work nicely. If you work in watercolor or color media, you will need to either light your palette or know you palette colors well to be able to use them in the dark. You might want to bring along that white tube of gouache for lights over darks.

For those of you who don't know Corey Beach, here's the location on the map.,+Blue+Point,+Suffolk,+New+York+11715&z=14

You can get to it by turning down Atlantic Ave in Blue Point, near the Mexican restaurant on Main St/Montauk Highway…very easy to get to….most of us have been there….

Oh, Flo's won't be open yet… get your coffee or tea before you arrive because there's nothing open down there this time of year.