|8/14/22 across the street
Some may see this sketch and think, “First she has a thing for trash cans . . . now it’s porta-potties??” It’s not that I have an affinity for Honey Buckets, but the appearance of this one across the street portends exciting things to sketch in the near future – possibly involving heavy equipment? Who knows. I tingle with anticipation.
(One thing in this sketch that I do have an affinity
for is palm trees [here’s a closeup of the same one across the street sketched
several years ago]. Quite a few Chinese windmill palms grow in Maple Leaf, and
I’ve probably sketched all of them by now. I find it especially interesting
that palm trunks are thicker at the top and taper downward – the opposite of most