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EDM #195

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The previous challenge was to draw a baked potato. Challenge #195 was to draw a fork. This seemed to be the logical progression and I agree. Technically this is a "spading" fork but when I was growing up my dad always called it the "potato" fork as that was what he dug the potatos with. Pitt pens and Tombow brush pens in a Hand book journal.

20th International Sketchcrawl

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On Saturday, October 25, 2008 I participated in the 20th International Sketchcrawl. This time with a group of artists gathered at the Shiawassee Arts Center in Owosso, Michigan. I want to thank the folks at the Art Center for sponsoring this sketchcrawl and also providing some warm food for us all. Below are my three sketches of that day.

A few years ago an old building was torn down in Owosso revealing this old advertisement for Quaker Oats. The wall above the sign was coated with a stucco material which explains why part of the sign is gone. The rest of the sign and wall is brick and you can see the brick through the paint in spots on the sign.

This one is the Salem Lutheran Church in Owosso. A grand old building in very good shape. The inset is of the cornerstone.

And finally, I happened across an old three story industrial building on the near northwest side of Owosso and this was one of the entrances to the building. This building appeared to be abandoned as there were broken win…

Switch at Manistique, Michigan

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A sketch from one of my photos taken while in the upper peninsula of Michigan a week ago. This switch is at Manistique and is just east of the old railroad depot. Hand book journal, Pitt pens and watercolor