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Monday, March 17, 2014

Back at the Park for "Gardens & Parks", Lynn Cohen


On Sunday I went back up the street to the same park. It's spring here. It was pleasant this time to sit on a park bench, spread my art supplies out and sit and draw this other side view of this same play structure I drew the day before. That windy slide was a challenge I'd been thinking of drawing as soon as I saw the prompt of "Gardens & Parks" coming up. It took a little under an hour to draw and paint this one en Plein Air! ;-)

Prismacolor 03 black ink pen
Koi Watercolors Pocket Field Sketch Box
(perfect size for painting outdoors)

9 comments:

  1. How great that you went back to sketch the other side of this. Love the colours :-)

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  2. I like the colors here too! Great painting, Lynn! You have spring and can sit out! We got the winter back here.

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  3. this is so fun lynn. plein air and art supplies spread around. you're enjoying this theme for sure. Lovely sketch and color!

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  4. Looks like you nailed the structure. I like the swirly slide. Playgrounds didn't have such fun stuff when we were kids.

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  5. I like this one even better than the first! I'm still loving that long skinny sketchpad, too.

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  6. This one is fantastic. It looks like a fun place and how fun to be a kid again. Looking at your work makes one feel like sliding down the swing and play, play, play. Great job!

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  7. Such fun colors and shapes...like a circus.

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  8. I love this, Lynn! You've gotten the swirly slide, just perfect! :)

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  9. When my children were small they could play on the swings, or the slide or the see-saw in the park. Park equipment is so interesting and integrated now, and I love the way you have illustrated the complexity of it, and the bright colours.

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