Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Day by Day

 




Let's Sketch

Progressive Sketches

Sunday, May 9

12 PM - 3 PM


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This week our guest host is Bob Glazauskis. Recently, Bob has been doing “progressive sketches” and we thought it would make a good prompt for the group.


Details

Pick a location, either inside or outside, and create a sketch there over a period of time. 


This could be over a few hours, or over a few days. Finish it up on the meet day with changes added to the sketch that you observe that day.

  • there could be changes to the light,
  • changes in the weather
  • the growth of a plant in a vase
  • or even additions to the location that were not there in the first leg of the sketch


This can be done in many creative ways!

  • Consider adding a little bit to your sketch each day to create a final work
  • or using “ghost lines” to overlay changing information as time passes. This can be a really fun way to observe changes you would normally take for granted.


The banner shows Bob’s finished progressive sketch done over 3 days at Kenosha harbor. 


Here is how he describes his process:

“Here is a progressive urban sketch I did on location from the same spot in front of the Balance of Justice sculpture at the channel entrance of the Kenosha Wi. harbor. I did it during the pre-sunrise dawn in the half hour before the sun broke over the horizon, sketching with pen & ink and watercolors during the brief time period, incorporating what I thought was the best element of each day into one sketch. 

Day 1. Was grey clouds! 

Day 2. Was orange and yellows on the horizon!

Day 3. Was a purplish cast in the sky and on the water!”




As usual, we will gather from noon to 3 p.m. to share and discuss, but of course late submissions are always welcome. Remember that we follow USk Global’s guidelines of sketching live on location and not from reference photos. Please include #uskchicago and #uskathome on your posts to Facebook and Instagram.


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