Tuesday, July 30, 2013
This week we are going to sketch at the end of Blue Point Ave In Blue Point....At the end of Blue Point Ave there is a gazebo where we can sketch overlooking a marsh and there's also houses up and down the street that we can sketch.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
I did this in my sketchbook on Sunday evening.....I saw some interesting cloud/atmosphere formations/color so I decided to make the sky the focal point....I had been reading Plein Air magazine and there was an artist in there, Billy Solitario, who did cloud paintings and I was intrigued how he had an entire painting of open sky/clouds, with just a strip of land at the bottom. We have waterscapes like that around here that I originally thought was boring until I realized the sky could be the subject with the strip of land and water at the bottom to give it scale. Give it a try folks, the article is in the July 2013 issue of Plein Air.....I also found some other interesting stuff in there that I will be posting in a bit
Monday, July 22, 2013
This week we are going to sketch at Pine Neck park.....6:30 PM....
Here's the info for the park....
It's not a cultivated park so make sure you bring a chair....there's a beach, there's a marsh that the sun sets over.....there's folks crabbing/fishing, a boat ramp....etc so there are many subjects to sketch.....
Just bring the insect repellent or wear appropriate clothing in case there's no breeze and the critters are out.
The park is at the very END of Pine Neck.....go all the way down until you are almost on top of the guard rail at the end and you will see the gate on your right.....there's a Marina right before the entrance....
Monday, July 15, 2013
At the request of a few sketch club members, we a returning to the Maritime Museum this week. It's a great spot, just bring the bug spray and maybe something to anchor your stuff because last week we didn't need the bug spray but we were definitely buffeted by the wind.....
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
This week we are going to sketch down at the Maritime Museum in West Sayville. This is a great spot for those that want to practice their landscapes/sunsets or those that want to sketch structures.
Bring the bug spray.
For those of you who didn't post your Independence Day Sketches, don't forget to post them on our Facebook page.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Folks, since this week is a holiday week and I am sure many of you have plans, I am going to issue an Independence Day Sketch Challenge instead of a gathering for this week.
During all the festivities, try to sketch anything that has to do with the freedom and independence that is the basis of this holiday. Please try to post at least one sketch on our FB page but I urge you to post as many as you would like to celebrate the holiday! This is a Independence Day week long challenge so you have plenty of time to sketch!
Here is the FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/patchsketch/ If you are not added to the group yet, just click to join and when I see you I will add you.
Happy 4th to all of you!!!