Author Archives: Hank Buffington
Here’s another page from my little sketchbook. I did it a couple of weeks ago but hadn’t posted it. I just realized I haven’t been doing the daily sketches in it anymore. I’m exploring other things lately.
Here is another batch of sketchbook pages.
Still hiding in my basement like most people. Usually my outdoor sketches end outside. I don’t usually use them for studio paintings. However, given the current situation and inability for us to get outside I’m taking the opportunity to try … Continue reading
I got to escape my house today and headed for some isolation at the wildlife refuge. My kids start their 2 weeks of home schooling tomorrow so I’ll be back to sketchbook sketches from photos until next weekend. This is … Continue reading
Here are some pages from my sketchbook that I did this week. I’m working from photos and squeezing them in whenever I can. They’re small and I can get them done in one sitting while my kids are occupied.
I find it hard to work through distractions. I need to focus and sort of wander into my happy place and ignore everything else. Yesterday my distraction was the tide. When I arrived on location the tide was very far … Continue reading
Here’s another page from my sketchbook. It is a watercolor copy of Gustave Doré’s Andromeda. I stopped when I realized the reproduction I was working from was garbage. I tried to fix some of the problems but just decided to … Continue reading
Some nice waves this morning.
A rough day at figure group today. Wasn’t sure of my direction. 3 minute poses. 20 minute poses.
Here’s a page from my sketchbook. I slipped and fell (twice!) on those snowy, icy rocks on Saturday morning and I’m still sore so I spent some time sitting in a chair taking it easy. Some ear studies in watercolor.