Thursday, June 11, 2015

72 Degrees and Cloudless

6/11/15 Platinum Carbon and Iroshizuku Kiri-same inks, Caran d'Ache Museum
water-soluble colored pencils, Canson XL 140 lb. paper
At Lake City Farmers Market, it’s often easier to sketch the back side of one row of the vendors’ booths rather than the front: It’s shady back there, and I can sit on the library steps. The back of one booth, Jikoni Kenyan Kitchen, gave me a peek at several busy young women stirring large kettles. I didn’t eat anything there, but the delicious scents emanating from the kitchen were hard to resist!

Before filling my bag with local cherries and strawberries, I stopped to sketch Brad and Valerie playing the accordion and fiddle as they sang country tunes.

It was 72 degrees with not a cloud in the sky. In June (we usually don’t get weather like this until July)! Does it get any better than this? And if it does, who needs it! 
6/11/15 Sailor Doyou and Iroshizuku Kiri-same inks, Museum pencils

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