Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Waiting

Surgery day for Rob. There was the sweetest tree outside the window of the surgical center's waiting area. I was so happy I brought my sketchbook. Thought I'd have lots of time to work on my sketch while they prepped Rob. Not! I barely finished the ink sketch. I added the color while Rob and I waited for the surgeon. Could have painted a forest then......... Had a three hour wait. In desperation, I sketched Rob's feet and lower legs. They put heavy duty white knee socks on, then the cute sock booties you always get in the hospital. I won't embarrass him by posting that sketch :) Needless to say, I titled it "Nice Socks!"

2 comments:

  1. What a beautiful little tree Pam. Would love to see the one of the socks! But tell me something, do you cart your paints everywhere you go? My word, you're organised!

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  2. Pretty much :) Use watercolor pencils, a Micron Pen and NIJI waterbrush that I keep in a pencil case. Still trying out sketchbooks. Love the paper in AquaBee Super Deluxe sketch books, love making my own concoctions, and just purchased a moleskine sketch book.

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