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Early Sketchbooks vol.2

In celebration of the October meme "Inktober" – a recognition for the art of inking or inkers, falling within the illustration and comics crowd – I thought I would share some sketchbook stuff.  I have always had a preference for ink and have thought that Inktober is a nice idea. …
E. Tage Larsen
October 20, 2016
Sketches

Early Sketchbooks vol.1

In celebration of "Inktober" – a yearly celebratory meme for the art of inking or inkers, falling within the illustration and comics crowd – I thought I would share some sketchbook stuff.  I have always had a preference for ink and have thought that Inktober is a nice idea.  As…
E. Tage Larsen
October 17, 2016
Sketches

Copse, Spring abstractions

A nice bout of weather saw me in with all my gear at the meer today for a few hours.  Continuing to drill into the copse of trees on the southern shore and work on complexity and abstraction. i'm using a combination of wash and ink work.  And in two…
E. Tage Larsen
April 22, 2014
Sketches

Chasing Complexity

A quick cold bounce down into the 40s again today made for a short trip to the Meer.  Sitting in the cold is not welcoming to wet media, so i took a step back to brushpen and marker. The thing about complicated subject matter, like landscape is that there is…
E. Tage Larsen
April 19, 2014
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Fresh Air, the 2014 season begins

A return to plein air sketching with the moderate weather at the park.  Spent a couple of hours at Central Park on Wednesday patching together a two page panorama of the southern shore.  Rough work and super rusty.  But back in the saddle.   Can't wait to find out where…
E. Tage Larsen
April 3, 2014
Sketches

12.01.13 Drawing Nothing

Not NOT drawing.  But drawing Nothing.  Well ok, Not NOTHING.  But bramble, thicket and backgrounds.  Detritus.  These are things that you cheat on in painting.  That most people cheat on in painting.  The Ruskin-ites would skoff at the lack of clarity and certitude.  But every other painter I enjoy would…
E. Tage Larsen
December 1, 2013