Just this past June 21st, SCBWI chapters all over Europe (and beyond) participated in a Summer Stolstice Scrawlcrawl. Out here in northwestern France, Sue Porter, my daughter Gemma and I did our part. You can see our blogpost with sketches and photos here.
Now that I'm planning a visit home to New York in August, I remembered another summer sketch experience at The Frick Museum. They offered free entry for Sunday morning sketch sessions. I wanted to go and needed a sketch buddy so I nominated Gemma.
|She was pretty comfortable sitting around at home but was happy to come.|
|Gemma warmed up a little.|
|Dana too. We took a quick stab at the architecture.|
|Then we zeroed in on the plants. I liked the leaves and light.|
|What I especially like about Gemma's sketch is that she found patterns right off and accentuated line. |
Nice composition too!
Gemma has grown to like these very public, "in front of everybody!" outings. This year she's looking forward to it. So am I.
The Frick has free admission evenings too, complete with docents giving great tours. If you're in NYC this summer, hope to see you there.