Tag Archives: Northwest Winter Textures

River Walk – Along the Way

My neighborhood has a path along the river and lakeshore. I live on the river, but I love wandering the pathway to see the ever-changing views. The terrain includes sheltered paths with high wooden fences, open river, white water, a … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project – Ebb and Flow Frozen in Time

Pages Thirty-nine and Forty:  The textures caught in the ice at river’s edge were fascinating, showing the rise and fall and the ebb and flow of the water level. The blue sky and long shadows created gorgeous colors refracted in … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project – Sparkling Icicles Over the River

Pages Thirty-five and Thirty-six:This photo was one of my favorites of the book. In addition to the textures within the river, both the icicles and the light sparkling on everything was something special to capture for Northwest Winter Textures.

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Sketchbook Project – Cedar Bark

Pages Thirteen and Fourteen: I chose three ways to show the texture of Cedar bark, a photo, a rubbing of the tree trunk and a scratchboard sketch of the pattern.  All the tree trunks featured in the  book are from … Continue reading

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