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by padilla
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: SketchCrawl photos
Topic: Fort Worth, TX - Texas size
Replies: 0
Views: 1533

Fort Worth, TX - Texas size

5 of us sketch in the shadows, dwarfed by the Texas-sized mural http://www.flickr.com/photos/55561355@N ... 320767442/
by padilla
Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: 29th World Wide SketchCrawl
Topic: Fort Worth, TX [RESULTS]
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Fort Worth, TX [RESULTS]

We sketch in the shadows of the Chisholm Trail mural http://www.flickr.com/photos/55561355@N04/5149352153/in/set-72157625320767442/ Sketch break in Sundance Square + impromptu 'quick-sketching people' lecture http://www.flickr.com/photos/55561355@N04/5149960412/in/set-72157625320767442/ http://www.f...
by padilla
Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: Erasers
Replies: 6
Views: 5274

Erasers

One eraser will not serve all purposes...and there are many options: http://www.gardenandhearth.com/Sketchin ... Eraser.htm but for traveling light, which do you reach for?

Cynthia Padilla, art workshops blog:http://artinstructor.blogspot.com/
by padilla
Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:16 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: watercolor travel sets
Replies: 17
Views: 19309

Watercolor Pocket Boxes

The compact watercolor pocket box is indispensable for sketchcrawling. Here are a few that participants in my sketching workshops have used with good results:[url http://www.gardenandhearth.com/SketchingandDrawing/Watercolors.htm[/url] Cynthia Padilla, field sketching workshop Guatemala http://artgu...
by padilla
Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: Pencils
Replies: 18
Views: 20368

Cheap Pencils

Cheap "yellow pencils" are not worth it for serious work. Here's what I have found out the hard way: .Substandard graphite leads to unpredictable tonal range. .Low grade gritty graphite sounds like fingernails on a chalkboard. .They ‘spit’ graphite particles onto your drawing and those ...
by padilla
Wed Oct 10, 2007 5:25 am
Forum: Inspirations
Topic: Inspiring Quotes: Drawing
Replies: 2
Views: 3809

Inspiring Quotes: Drawing

"It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character. "--Camille Pissarro

more artists quotes: http://www.gardenandhearth.com/Sketchin ... Quotes.htm

Padilla
by padilla
Fri May 25, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: Good Alternative to Water Color
Replies: 14
Views: 12456

Re: Good Alternative to Water Color

At the Alcatraz Sketch Crawl I experimented with water color pencils.....Does anyone have any recomendations as far as better brands of water color pencils? I used some cheap General's pencils. I teach adult workshops and students bring in all brands. This gives me a great op to test drive so many ...
by padilla
Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous SketchCrawl discussion
Topic: advice for sketchcrawl newbies
Replies: 2
Views: 3689

Proceed quietly and with a sense of 'place' if you are out doors in nature. It is not just the destination but truly the path there that is also a part of the sketchcrawl experience. Cynthia Padilla Sketching in Antigua, Guatemala....the Ghost Ranch, NM and other magical places: http://artinstructor...
by padilla
Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: SketchCrawl photos
Topic: Tucson, AZ. My maiden Sketchcrawl
Replies: 2
Views: 5799

Cynthia , I hope you don't mind sharing this one with the others here. You all have to god down to that pci on flickr .. it's full interesting notes ;-) http://www.flickr.com/images/spaceball.gif The first link did not work. The second one did and I posted my image. Happy to share. different to tha...
by padilla
Sat Oct 28, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: Materials
Topic: Post photos of your materials...
Replies: 16
Views: 16281

I love the bandana idea. I teach outdoor sketching workshops and I have every color of bandana from pink to turq to shiny beaded ones. When I get out 'in the field' I remove the bandana from my neck (or head), snap it out on the ground, lay out the days sketching tools on it, and begin documenting t...
by padilla
Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Materials
Topic: Post photos of your materials...
Replies: 16
Views: 16281

Sketchers....What's In Your Bag?

Heres how I travel about with my sketching materials. Whats in your bag?
Cynthia Padilla
http://www.flickr.com/photos/46467728@N ... 4070716090
by padilla
Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: SketchCrawl photos
Topic: Tucson, AZ. My maiden Sketchcrawl
Replies: 2
Views: 5799

Tucson, AZ. My maiden Sketchcrawl

This is a photo from my first sketchcrawl. An artist I meet via an online arts forum met up with me when I traveled to her hometown teaching a botanical arts workshop. What fun to hang out all day with another artist...not much talking...just the joy of companionship with a comrade. Cynthia Padilla ...
by padilla
Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Materials
Topic: Good Alternative to Water Color
Replies: 14
Views: 12456

Cynthia, fantasic work! Glad you included the ruler, I would have never realized your watercolors were that small :shock: To add that much detail with such a small area to work with is very impressive. You still maintained a nice, loose style as well. Bravo! :D Thanks for the compliments to my wate...
by padilla
Sat Jun 03, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: Good Alternative to Water Color
Replies: 14
Views: 12456

velcro film canister

I use a film canister also never thought to velcro it. Brilliant. Try a clear canister instead of the black one... oh dont ask me why its just more interesting to see the water.
Toledo, Spain. 'Windmills' http://www.flickr.com/photos/46467728@N ... 59868/[url][/url]

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