Two sketches from today. The railroad crossing is the same place I did back in February but from the opposite side and now it's spring. I'm concerned about the porch roof on the Mansard house, although it does contribute to its charming/creepy personality.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Railroad crossing and Mansard roof house
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Labels: All Art, Art, Brushpen, Gouache, Landscape, Pen and Ink, Sketches, Toned Paper
Monday, April 11, 2022
Funky little house
Waiting for an oil change at Auto Express, I sketched this funky little house across the street. Lots of lovely details, including pallets in the yard and traffic cones on the steps. Pen, ink wash on paper.
Posted by mdmattin at 4/11/2022 05:17:00 PM No comments:
Labels: All Art, Art, Brushpen, Pen and Ink, Sketches
Sunday, April 10, 2022
Quick Release Caddy
I use my tripod with several different pochade outfits, equipped with their own quick release plates, as well as my camera, which isn't; so I need to have a separate plate on hand, but not taking up the space on the tripod head. Using a hose clamp and a 1/4" 20 nut, I fashioned a quick release caddy. After hacking out an opening in the hose clamp strap and supergluing the nut to the underside, I attached the hose clamp to the tripod leg and can now tote the quick release plate by screwing it into the nut.
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Labels: All Contraptions, Contraptions, Pochade Box
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