Split-Second Sketches

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I went to Damariscotta this past weekend to enter three collages in an open juried show at River Arts. It's a two hour drive one-way and my partner likes to drive, so I made these quick, split-second sketches to pass the time.

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Each piece of paper is, roughly, 3" x 4". I used marker for the drawings. Each sketch represents a scene we came across as we traveled. I only had 10-20 seconds to get something down on the page before we sped by.

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Some of the sketches were unrecognizable, but the idea was to keep my hand moving and not worry too much about results. I did seem to "freeze" when it came to drawing people. I missed out on several opportunities when the traffic slowed in Camden. Maybe next time!

What projects (creative or otherwise) are you working on today?

Cheers!--Janyce

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