Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Quick Winter Sketch


A quick sketch from my photo.
It makes me happy to have this medium that is so simple,
so direct, so low technology.

I had to get a new camera & am frustrated by all the
new menus & choices & procedures that have been added since my old one.
It's this complicated stuff that I don't need & it just
draws more battery power & memory.

My cold little hands would have found it hard to sketch while skiing, 
but I'm looking forward to being able to sketch outdoors again.

12 comments:

  1. I think your really captured the feel of your winter scene in watercolor. Sometimes the camera interprets the light too harshly, but you have adjusted it really well I think. Love love love how you shade the snow!

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  2. Fun for me to actually have 2 of your posts ce matin..
    I love this with your petits color samples..
    Oy a new camera..always tricky..to say the very least.My artist friend Nancy was just talking about upgrades last night and this AM with me via emails..
    Tinted paper? Interesting..
    A conundrum..last I heard she is sticking to the one she has;)

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  3. I'd like to be able to draw such lovely memories !
    Yes , new cameras are much more complicated than needed !
    Bises et bonne journée depuis l'autre côté de l'océan !

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  4. I want to put my boots on and climb up that hill! Beautiful sketch, as always.

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  5. Your sketch beats any photograph, it's so beautiful!
    Most small cameras work best when put on automatic and the flash turned off, saving also batteries.

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  6. Rita -- I can feel the chill and cold weather in this sketch. I have been following the severe weather that your area has been experiencing. Perhaps you have translated your weather into this sketch. I do feel a drama being played out in the trees. Nice. == barbara

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  7. Ooo, I missed your quick, charming sketches. That's why I wouldn't trade my Lumix for nothing, LOL!

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  8. So much elegance in this 'simplicity'. . . xx

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  9. Your sketch has so much more personality than the photo - I love it!

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  10. What a great winter scene!!

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  11. Byłaś w pięknym śnieżnym miejscu i byłaś tam szczęśliwa, to i szkic jest wspaniały. Pozdrawiam serdecznie.

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  12. Pretty! I know what you mean about new features on cameras...I still don't know how to use all the features on mine, and I've had to for more than two years now.

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