Wednesday, August 08, 2007

A few more pages


I have been out and about for a couple of weeks, doing a lot of other stuff besides drawing. I can never stop drawing completely, though, so here are a few pages from the sketchbook again.


The first two pages are drawn in Halmstad, a town on the west coast of Sweden. I took a whole day of drawing there, all on my own. (The downside of drawing a lot, is that non-drawing people you travel with get frustrated with you staying too long in one spot. I always try to make room for some days when I´m on my own and can sit and draw as long as I like. Luckily, my dear M is completely OK with this.)

The last page is from the area where my in-laws live, also quite near the west coast. The cranes woke us up a few mornings, much too early for my taste... I had never heard their sound before, it´s almost a shout, very loud. They walked around in the field beside the house, it´s exciting to get so close to them.

All pages are 16 x 21.5 cm, Lamy Safari, sometimes pencil, Noodler´s ink and watercolours on Artches satin paper.

15 comments:

Lin said...

Beautiful pages, Nina! I've missed your fine artwork!

mrana said...

Your work is so beautifully clear and light, so lovely.

heARTworks said...

I love your sketches! patsy

Tami said...

These are wonderful pages! I love you work!

Cathy (Kate) Johnson said...

Just lovely, Nina, and I'm so glad you're back to share with us. It looks beautiful and cool and overcast, you make it so inviting!

martín // dibujando arte said...

Hi Nina! Your drawings and watercolours are always soooo inspiring. Awesome works. Greetings.

Linda T said...

You have such a nice touch with line and color. I think you're right--you have to find time when traveling with nondrawers to be away so you can draw. I find they don't mind as long as they don't have to go with me!

Rah Kyndl said...

Once again, a great focus on architecture. Makes me want to move to Sweden; but I can't tell if it's Sweden...or your 'take' on Sweden that's so appealing(!).

Nancy Van Blaricom said...

Beautiful Nina. We've missed you. You make sketching look so easy. I too, love the way you handle line and color. I never tire of looking at your work.

Felicity said...

Beautiful, so inspiring!

Lynn said...

Beautiful sketchbook, Nina. I really like the cranes, and the sign for the coffe shop.

juj said...

Beautiful as always Nina - so good to have you back.

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Nina, you sre SO damn talented! These are just stunning. Stunning. I love every single one - especially the black ink drawings. Wow!

SCquiltaddict said...

exquisite as usual....

phthaloblu said...

Beautiful sketches! I love your clean strokes and beautiful colors. You've got a real eye for scenery.