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Friday
Jul312009

Hudson Fellowship Day 25


Tree Branch Study
pencil on paper
approx 6 x 9 inches

We made a valiant effort to get up and out early to work by 8am while the weather was clear, but the rain came down hard by 10am and we had to scramble to the car before we floated away - all I got done was a block-in drawing of the tree I painted yesterday, not even worth posting here.

It continued to pour hard the rest of the afternoon, so a few of us set up to work on the porch of the house we are staying in. The above is my drawing of a particularly dramatic tree branch visible in the yard. It's such a great specimen of organic form, I don't know why I ever needed to venture off the porch at all!

Here are Fellows Ken Salaz and Emilie Lee working with me on the porch to avoid the rain:


Tomorrow is supposed to be sunny and warm, our last full work day, so many of us are hoping to get in a final session of working from our primary subjects.

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Reader Comments (5)

This is beautiful. It looks as though you can touch it.

July 31, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGregory Becker

excellent work throughout your stay and thank you for sharing and having time to respond to questions. i have noted your colours for the greens in the previous post, thank you for that. looking forward to your reflections and learnings from this experience in future posts. best wishes r.

August 1, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrahina qh

i like the sensation of air you gave to the image .
maybe i am not expressing right .
the feeling of air that exist between the object and the viewer .

August 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCaio Fernandes

What a great view from the porch... I like this branch drawing, dramatic, as you said...

August 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCarolina

wow beautiful work

August 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterk. borcz
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