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Postby crgcas » Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:06 am

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My daughter & I ran up to Cave Creek this afternoon for a late SketchCrawl. We only ended up with about 3 hours but we banged out a few despite some biting ants, high heat and hot places to sit. Thankfully the temperature (though above 100) dropped over 10 degrees from what it has been for the last few weeks. We had such a good time and can’t wait for #16.

We’ll post a few more tomorrow and perhaps a re-scan or two as I battle our scanner for some accurate rendering of washes. Some photos are on their way up as well!

About Cave Creek:http://www.cavecreek.org/documents/Cave%20Creek%20Connection/Cave%20Creek.PDF
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Craig's scans...

Postby crgcas » Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:07 am

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Postby enrico » Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:24 am

Great! Nice watercolors ... so great to hear you enjoyed the crawl with your daughter ! how old is she ?

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Postby PaintMonster » Sun Aug 26, 2007 11:19 am

wow beautiful watercolor!!!
and nice banner!!
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Postby crgcas » Sun Aug 26, 2007 3:57 pm

enrico & pm: Thanks!!!

She is 14 and did 3 awesome pencil sketches she will be posting shortly.

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Postby sk8r14 » Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:05 pm

These're two of the three sketches I did with my step-dad (and if you haven't seen his, go see them cause there freakin' amazing!) I'll pot mY third one soon, so be patient. :wink:

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Postby crgcas » Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:27 pm

We spent some time driving around looking for a good place to sketch. Amy manned the camera while I drove the Jeep. Cave Creek is an awesome little town with lots of studios, coffee shops and wine bars (plus many combinations thereof). The backdrop is composed of rocky hills, cactus with an occasional resort or golf course. Here is a small sampling of some of the photos:

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Postby PaintMonster » Sun Aug 26, 2007 11:39 pm

sk8r14
Nice quick style!

crgcas
Thanks for the nice photos!!
Scenery quite different from Sapporo!! hehe
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Postby Katherine T » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:18 am

That's a really nice and funny banner. Great to see the other sketches and photos too.

I've featured your banner in my blog post about the sketchcrawl ( http://makingamark.blogspot.com/2007/08/15th-worldwide-sketchcrawl-results.html )- please let me know if that's not OK and I'll take it down. Current attribution is to crgscas of Phoenix, Arizona - ditto - I can change this if you let me know

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Postby crgcas » Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:54 pm

k: Thanks, and by all means - you are welcome to use it! :D

This one (http://www.craigcassidy.com/projects/sketching/sketchcrawl15/sc15_800.jpg) wan an early pass I liked but my family veto'd it. You are welcome to link to any of this!

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Postby Alisa » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:24 pm

Beautiful photos, that's one crazy gila monster slide! I miss Arizona, lots of nice places to sketch, but it must've been quite hot this weekend!

sk8r14- nice pencil sketches

crgcas- great banner! nice subtle watercolors too.

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Postby donnam » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:09 pm

Great banner and sketches!!! Glad to see you are trying to get a phoenix group going. You are still welcome to join us in Tucson anytime!

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Postby crgcas » Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:48 am

Alisa: yes WAY too hot, looking forward to the next one in cooler weather, let us know if you will be back in AZ during one of them.

donnam: thanks! we will totally take you up on that - haven't been down that way in years. Did you catch up with the san francisco crew?

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Postby donnam » Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:20 pm

Yes, I met the SF group, took some photos of them that I will post as soon as I have time. Tried to do some sketching, but seemed to be in left brain mode--probably cuz my husband was with me--non artist, so I think I was too concerned for him and his boredom

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Postby crgcas » Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:44 am

:D It must have been fun to be in a cooler climate and to connect with another (huge) scketchcrawl group though!


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