Category Archives: sketches

Painting by Bicycle

I just got back from painting at Halcyon Coffee House and Bar on Fourth Street, which is about 45 city blocks from my house.  It was a very easy ride with a lot of one-way streets after I entered the university area. I was more careful to pack my crate and balance it after falling […]

Mr. Penguin at Spider House

This fellow was sitting at the back room at Spider House on Fruth Street here in Austin. He was amused by something that he was reading on his laptop.  I decided to paint him with the dark background of the long-leaf pine walls.  The only lighting was from an antique wall sconce which cast an […]