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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rob Kulas, Close to home

I thought I would get one more sketch in the Close to Home theme.
I sketched this from my mobile studio ( my car ). I have always liked the shape of this building. And with all the snow I thought it would be a good challenge to sketch. So I sat in the parking lot enjoying a hot coffee and listening to a radio talk show while drawing away.
9B graphite in a 9x12 sketchbook.


9 comments:

  1. I love the idea of you car studio artists doing this in the freezing weather! Don't your fingers get to cold to hold the pencil? Wonderful outcome here!! Good for you!!

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    1. Thanks Lynn. With heated seats and a burst of warmth running the engine it's easily manageable.

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  2. I often sit in our car and sketch, so it's nice to see somebody else does that too. What a great sketch you have done here...I need to check out my 9B graphite again, thanks for inspiring.

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  3. I've enjoyed your snowy views. You do a great job of shading the snow. It is funny how we pass certain locations many times and then all of a sudden it pops into our heads to sketch it. Nice job!

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  4. You have got such s deep in the picture. Very nice:)

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  5. Your work is wonderful. with just graphite I can FEEL the snow.

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  6. This is beautiful, Rob. I agree with Sirkka, the depths are really striking. And you (and Joan) are inspiring - I need to get a car so that I can sketch outdoors in winter, too!

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  7. Beautiful job Rob I love how timeless your sketches are...Love how you captured the snow and winter feel to the picture!

    Hugs Giggles

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  8. I think you nailed this sketch, Rob! Your mobile studio sounds very cozy! :)

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