I watched a lot of cartoons and movies. I draw incessantly and carry a sketchbook everywhere. I work in animation and self-publish my books. There are monsters in the streets, don't wear red. Mad bulls and monsters hate that color. I still watch cartoons.

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Sketchcrawl 18

Pencil and watercolor on Moleskine cahier. Both images link to full spread pics.

Ghirardelli Square. It started out a gloomy morning last Saturday, March 29. The night before it rained. Enrico and I always remark, tempting fate, that it's never rained on a Sketchcrawl. Well, a sketchcrawler's luck is hard to beat--no rain. It was cold, but no rain.

Parked at Fort Mason, a ways from the square but the parking was free. I wandered back to that side past noon and had a serene couple of hours of sketching these two pages shown here.

The afternoon got colder but then the sun came out to warm us. Don't move into the shade if you're getting too hot 'cause it's still cold in there.

My thanks to all who stuck it out for our favorite sketchbook sharing ritual at the end of the day. There were a good number of new faces who were uncertain about handing over their drawing books over to these well-meaning strangers to peruse. But they all broke through and had a grand time with it all. You just gotta jump in. We're there for ya, you'll survive.

Thanks for all the wonderful positive energy, folks. I'll see you in two months!

Sketchcrawl 18 forum
My Flickr photos of SC18

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Blogger flaviano said...

nice sketches, looks far not only by the distance but also for the feelings on it, different from your usual way to do shoots.

9:19 AM

Blogger monkeyfeather said...

Nice sketches indeed Ronnie. Wish I could have made it out but, it just wasn't in the cards this time.

9:28 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice to see very little format ... it feat so well to watercolors art too.
it's lovely

10:04 AM

Blogger Unknown said...

These are beautiful!!

10:28 PM

Blogger Unknown said...

i always have a love hate thing going on when you post your watercolors. why? cause i love em! but i hate that you are so good at and i'm not. seriously though, i love these. they are always so simple, yet not lacking in detail, so delicate, but clear. nice work.

12:16 AM

Blogger MANDREWS said...

holy cow Ronnie those are beautiful. Simple and elegant captures the mood of the windy day looking across the bay or at the pier. awesome. You make it look sooooooo easy.

Mandrews out

7:52 PM


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