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The Art of Tricia Harvey.

November 16, 2012
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On the easel.

May 25, 2011
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Middle of the Road

My whole town in rural, prairie ridden Canada has been completely photographed by Google for their Street View product. Good for a homesick gal like myself who can’t actually bring herself to shell out the cash for a plane ticket … Continue reading

May 22, 2008
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Dock on the Potomac

Spent some time hiking and enjoying good company in Fort Washington, MD. I also achieved a gash on my leg, which I’m told, should have been stitched, but I held off the doctor visit until it had already started healing. … Continue reading

January 23, 2008
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Grain Elevators

Once a fixture of every small town in the Canadian prairie, these classic buildings have been disappearing with the advent of cheap and convenient transportation options. Seeing these buildings reminds me of a place that is now far away in … Continue reading

January 14, 2008
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Happy Birthday Lauren

A quick card for a coworker’s daughters sixth birthday. I was told later that Lauren carried the card in her hands all evening and was amazed that it had her name on it. When I make a card from someone … Continue reading

December 17, 2007
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Sometimes the Sky

Simply an ink wash over a sketchbook page. The Hand-made sketchbook pages are generally thick enough to handle water without buckling, but in this case I must have used a lot of water. Oh well, I love the effect of … Continue reading

December 6, 2007
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Rachel Mohr

Welcome to the world Rachel, we’re going to do our best to make it a better place for you.

November 4, 2007
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I have owned two pairs of Bose headphones; this is the second pair. They are broken on the headband. Still usable and great sound, but a shame that there seems to be a flaw in the design that makes them … Continue reading

October 29, 2007
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Sunglasses on my desk in the mid-afternoon. Later in the evening while I was installing Leopard and had the sketchbook open to this drawing. The little cat, Akari, was on my desk and I noticed her swiping at the drawing … Continue reading

October 16, 2007
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Delfosse Winery

Some studies that I made while we were at a little winery outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. A study in my usual pen and ink style. Loose lines, some detail, but I wanted more. A second study where I was just … Continue reading

October 3, 2007
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Big Pencil

The scale of this pencil is like one of those huge novelty pencils that you used to get as gifts from aunts and uncles who had just returned from places like Aruba.

October 1, 2007
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A Classic Pose

This image on Flickr is so classic and touching that I had to draw it. The photo was posted by Mark Michaelson who published, Least Wanted, a terrific book that collects many more early century mugshots. Highly recommended.

September 30, 2007
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Long, Clean Lines

Lines like waves on an ocean. I really love the crisp, clean lines from a pen.

September 24, 2007
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Robert Johnson, Part III

There seems to be only two images of Robert Johnson online–the one I used as a reference for my previous drawing and the one I used as a reference for this drawing. So iconographic, yet so elusive. Here’s what Wikipedia … Continue reading

September 23, 2007
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A few months ago, when my commute was sometimes over three hours long, I was heavily into watching video on my iPod. I’d watch everything from Lost to 30 Rock to The Office. Jacob wasn’t so much into Lost or … Continue reading