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Katherine Waddell
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Watercolor sketching
Spent yesterday getting back into the swing of things with watercolors by trying new techniques from Jane Haine's Atmospheric Watercolors book . Although neither of these sketches strictly employed the technique from the book, I had fun anyway! The giraffe ...

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Hidden Villa
Did some plein air sketches at Hidden Villa in Los Altos. Pretty area! Really wish I had brought my paints, as the colors on the vegetables and houses were fantastic! As it is, I just did some pen sketches and then colored the one below in PS afterwards. Bl...

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Figure Drawing
A friend and I attended a lovely figure drawing class in Palo Alto yesterday. I missed figure drawing! It's amazing how rusty you can get after a couple of months _; I think the above sketches were 2 mins each? 10 mins 20 mins 20 mins 20 mins

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Reid Hillview Airport, San Jose
Today I joined the SJWCS Plein Air group for some sketching at Reid Hillview airport down in San Jose. Fun day! Who knew airplanes are so fun to draw??

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Aquarium sketches
Sketches from the Monterey Bay Aquarium last Friday. Their new Tentacles exhibit is great! Lots of fantastic cuttlefish in there - I could seriously watch them ALL day.

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Song of the Quarkbeast: Blix
Recently re-reading Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde. What a fabulous series the Last Dragonslayer books are! Couldn't resist trying to design some of the characters....here's The Amazing Blix.
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