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Posted: Tue May 24, 2005 11:55 pm
by Donzo
Great sketches Emma, i love your line quality, it really adds to your gestures! Your work has such a great sensibility to it.

RegaeeNights- I love the expression on that first sketch!

noahpb- The drawing of the motorcycle is so nice becuase it feels so direct.

Larry- I love how economic you are with your line, nicely designed.

Ronnie- AMAZING, what else can i say...

Thanks everyone for sharing, it is the inspiration i needed this week.


Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 12:21 am
by PaintMonster
yes, super sweet sketches emma,
Especially I like color virsion.

Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 1:56 am
by andy
I'm really digging your watercolour sketches Emma. Very nice stuff :D

Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 2:28 am
by hatem
:shock: those are SUPER..
enrico i love that vespa..and tell ronnie he's got fans from cairo too :D
emma your watercolor is very good ..i like your lines
Reggaenights niiicee 8) i liked that "angry girl" gesture
quisque i like the way it shows you enjoyed doing those sketches's really important.
noahpb nice..i like that vespa :D
Donzo very good. i wish they were larger though 8)

Hello Fellow Crawlers!

Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 4:46 am
by sculptordude
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Just wanted to say, I HAD A BLAST!

If any of you guys want to sketch anytime in a cafe or any other cool spot, just let me know!



Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 4:50 am
by erik76
Sculptordude is actually me... oops.. fingers faster than brain tonight!!

just in case here is my posting again

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Just wanted to say, I HAD A BLAST!

Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 5:25 am
by Reggaenights
Emma: it was nice to meet you, and DAMN! Those are some amazing watercolors indeed. I remember seeing you drawing some of those while we were going up the Filbert steps along with Ronnie. Very, very good indeed.

erik76: I'm sorry if I can't remember who you were or if we'd met on Saturday. Regardless, these are great sketches. I like the vigor and expression in the lines.

Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 9:12 am
by JonS
I had a great time even though I had to leave by late afternoon. I didn't make it to gordon biersch, but I was there later that night with some friends and there was nice fireworks show by the bay bridge...

it was really cool being part of a bunch people getting together to draw...even if we had to hike up 45 degree hills and couldn't find the filbert steps! I just moved to the bay a few weeks ago, so it was fun seeing parts of the city i've never seen yet.

enrico- love your work as always, great meeting you!
noah- great meeting you, very nice sketches

here's a sketch at the front of the coit tower...

some people behind the ferry building

the ferry dock

two people behind the ferry building

top of the coit tower, view of the city. it was a really peaceful up here. larry, I think i even saw you do that line drawing up here

can't wait until next time!

-Jon Sukarangsan

Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 4:55 pm
by Donzo
nice sketches Jon!

Hatem- ok, i am going to ask the stupid question, and this question i pose to those who are in the know- How do i post images within this board? I am not too familiar with doing this sort of thing, that is why i used I am not happy with how small the images came out...

When i was on they had an option where i could copy and paste code, but when i previewed my message in this board, all it showed was the code, not my images....

Any help would be very appreciated! Again, i apologize for my ignorance...


Posted: Wed May 25, 2005 11:55 pm
by Donal
These are all so amazing. [/envy]

Posted: Thu May 26, 2005 6:12 am
by larry
Thanks everyone for the nice words... So I went out the other day and got a new sketchbook (current one's almost full), smaller and easier to use on the go, and I've been drawing on the way home from work all this week. I'm hooked...

emma - really dig your figures, especially the top-left guy with the birds, and the last pic with the sketchers. the loose crinkly lines that are somehow just in the right places.

jon - heh, yeah, I remember you... pretty sure that's the same guy sitting under the tree too. I'm enjoying your cars a lot, and your take on that coit tower scene. slick.

Hooray for sketching,

Posted: Sun May 29, 2005 4:04 am
by lee
It's been a week since my first Sketchcrawl (Sketchcrawl 3) and I am still awestruck by the experience. Although I felt totally out of my league -- my sketching skill are still a work in progress -- my heart felt so connected to all of you. It was a privilege to hang with you for the few hours I could. My jaw totally dropped off my head when I visited the forum to see all the art that came from the crawl. All of you have been an inspiration to me and have helped me reach for my sketchbook more often and with greater enthusiasm. (This morning I sketched an employee at Home Depot and my hands didn't even shake too badly!) Anyway, here are some results of my adventure as well as an attempt at continuing the Sketchcrawl experience during the past week.

Carrie Lee :wink:

Posted: Mon May 30, 2005 12:24 am
by Karen
It was great meeting up and hanging out, even though I couldn't stay for the brewery. Hope you enjoy the sketches!

Street view from the Ferry Buidling.

Organic strawberries from the Farmer's Market.

Mare Island ferry boat.

Market of the people checking out the Farmer's Market with Bay Bridge behind.

One of the stairways to Coit Tower.

Detail of Coit Tower.

Sea lions sunbathing behind Pier 39.

More sea lions.

Posted: Mon May 30, 2005 8:05 pm
by emma
WOW, Karen - that stairway painting has so much atmosphere! Is that ink washes?

Posted: Tue May 31, 2005 4:09 pm
by Guest
Thanks Emma! Yes, those are ink washes. I was using a sumi brush pen and then I brought out it with water.