Once again at Harding’s Beach in Chatham, MA on Cape Cod. While Lisa went for a walk, I did a quick sketch at the end of the parking lot of this sign and surrounding dunes with beach grass. Pilot Falcon Fountain pen with Noodlers bulletproof black ink in a Stillman and Birn sketchbook.
A quick sketch of the sunset tonight over Providence, Rhode Island. I took this photo from the highway as I was heading to the airport for a pick-up. not a great photo or sketch, but it did capture the feeling. Faber-Castell Pitt pens with Pelikan watercolors in a Stillman and Birn sketchbook.
After a gray day with drizzle most of the day, the sun came out for a spectacular sunset. The location is Mashpee Commons in Mashpee, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. Mashpee is a planned retail and office complex with a wonderful Cape Cod Aesthetic. This view is towards the central building with the colorful sunset and parting clouds beyond. Prismacolor Art Pens with Holbein watercolors in a Stillman and Birn sketchbook.
The close of another wonderful summer month. Amazing sunset over Plymouth Harbor, perfectly calm with true reflections on the water like glass. The colors blended perfectly from deep orange on the horizon to a deep Cobalt in the upper sky. Difficult to achieve a graded wash in this sketchbook. Holbein and Mission Watercolors, Black Pitt pens and a white gel pen in a Stillman and Birn Sketchbook.
New York City is such a vibrant and colorful atmosphere. I just love the street vendors, especially the fruit vendors that bring color and life into the city. The Green Vendors, with the support of city government, immigrants from all over the world sell healthy food on the streets in low-income neighborhoods to not only tackle the urban food crisis in areas bereft of nutritious fare but also in the hopes of providing a better life for their children. Faber-Castell Pitt pens with watercolor in a Stillman and Birn Alpha 9 x 12 sketchbook.
Today is the Summer Solstice in North America. Even with the heavy rain, it is the season most anticipated in New England. This is a watercolor sketch from a photo that I snapped a couple of week ago. The view is from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy overlooking Buzzards Bay. Pitt Art pens, Utrecht Watercolors in a Moleskine 5″ x 8″ watercolor sketchbook.
An amazing sunset from the beach at 13th Avenue South in Naples. Watercolor sketch in my Travel Sketchbook. Utrecht watercolors in a Stillman and Birn Alpha Sketchbook.