Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Drawing/Sketching buildings with too many bricks!

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Drew these while up in Lemmer, Friesland over the holidays.
copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong
Houses on the Schans - Lemmer, Friesland - Netherlands
pen & ink with watercolors in Moleskine sketchbook

So, hmm, I live in the land of interesting buildings - but most of them are made of bricks (dutch = klinkers plural, klinker singular)!
Fun to draw, but I need a lot of practice! Where to begin, where to stop?!

And then there's all the streets (straten plural - straat singular) that are paved with cobblestones (also called klinkers in dutch) .... uh-oh.

Well, they say; "practice makes perfect"... lol
tot ziens,
Judy
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2 comments:

Meisie said...

I think you found a good midway with these sketches...but you didn't mention all those roof tiles LOL

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

LOL, you're right, I didn't mention them.
I've had some practice now on a few vacations in France - similar roof tiles in France...but yeah, the roof tiles! LOL

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