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1. iPad Warm-up Painting

This is my cat, Flubby.  He doesn't move for days at a time.  That is, unless, I'm trying to paint him.

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2. Painting on the iPad

This morning's warm up on the iPad.

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3. Cardinal #4

Today's cardinal is a sketch from life.  Well actually it's not from "life" because the bird was a dead. This is from a trip today to the Harvard Museum of Natural History where I went on a drawing field trip with some awesome kit lit peeps; Samantha Grenier, Eloise Narrigan, Jason Hart and Marcela Staudenmaier. Thanks everyone for a lovely day! 

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4. Drawing From Life - Day 7

The other side of the room done in, what else, Sharpie.

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5. Drawing From Life - Day 2

I love Sharpies. When I was painting this I realized printed under the Sharpie logo it says, "Not for Letter Writing." Who says!?

This is day 2. 33 more days to go. (This was done in Photoshop.)

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6. Drawing from Life #3

Here's the local Barnes and Noble. Chai tea latte - yum.

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7. Drawing from Life #2

So far, so good sticking to resolution #1. Hopefully I can fill up a sketch book this year. These are some random kids at Taekwondo class. It's a tough place to draw because they never stand still. BTW, the baby wasn't taking Taekwondo she was waiting for her big brother.

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8. New Year Resolution #1 - Draw More from Life

Okay, I make this resolution every year. And every year, it falls to the bottom of my to-do list and I never seem to get around to it. But this year, I'm going to try my best. Even though most of what I draw isn't realistic, I think drawing details from life enlivens any illustration.

So here's my plan. I have, or should I say, my son has Taekwondo on Mondays for 1 hours and on Wednesdays my daughter has dance for 90 minutes. So even if I draw for those two times every week that's more than I did last year. At least I'm progressing in the right direction.

Here's my drawing from last week's ballet class. I eventually want to start going outdoors and doing some plein air work but it's January in New England, so for now, I think a warm Panera Bread sounds much more inviting.

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