Studio and travel life

Last week’s blog explored the value of habits and thumbnails … here are some more: quick doodles that form strong memories when travelling, not just for their content; it’s looking at the subject to draw it that cements an awareness for essential character and detail. A friend never takes notes when someone is lest he misses something else said: he just jots point form lists of what was covered … these are my visual point forms.

These small sketches merely a few inches big were done flying in a small airplane in Arizona, from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon. I see them years later and immediately remember not only the strange land formations but all the colours of that spectacular trip.

Published by Jo Scott-B

Exploring medieval design and fascinated by leaf patterns *Founding member of Heritage Vancouver, *Served on The City of Vancouver’s Heritage Commission *Heritage Award for her paintings of grocery stores built in Vancouver in the 1930s and earlier * Artist in Residence at Cannery in Steveston BC

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