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The Art of Tricia Harvey.

September 18, 2007
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Robert Johnson, Part II

I didn’t like some of the aspects of the Robert Johnson drawing so I decided to aadd a little more complexity with some black watercolor paint.

September 18, 2007
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Tools of the Trade

A Pen, a bottle of ink, an eraser, and a sketch book.

September 17, 2007
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There is something especially nice about drawing horses, with their amazing musculature and gentle faces. I spent a lot of time working on this picture of Oz and I admit to enjoying every minute of it. I realized this summer … Continue reading

August 17, 2007
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Tron in the Office

The 80’s, oh the 80’s, when we spent far too much time dropping quarters into the Tron machine in our local arcade and now Jacob’s lucky officemates get to relive the fun due to a recent arrival. Still costs a … Continue reading

August 15, 2007
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My Geeky Cubicle

A pang of reluctance hit me as I uploaded this image, “Do I really want people to know how big of a geek I really am?” I thought. Considering that Jacob works for the penultimate geeky company I think I’m … Continue reading

May 21, 2007
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Musicians at the Metro

The D.C. Metro is known for its clean trains and the innovative design of the stations, but they are not known for having musicians at the stations (except for one event where the Washington Post stationed a world class violinist … Continue reading

March 20, 2007
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Dynamic Brain

I read somewhere that people will learn or listen better when the right side, or maybe that’s the left side, of the brain is occupied. I tend to do a lot of drawings of the audience members when I’m sitting … Continue reading

February 20, 2007
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Mug Shots

A couple months ago I purchased a copy of Least Wanted: A Century of American Mugshots, after following the flickr photo stream for a little over a year. What can I say? The book is a wonder; beautifully designed and … Continue reading

January 29, 2007
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Waiting at the National Gallery

I had some time to kill before going to see the Rembrandt drawings at the National Gallery with Eileen so I was able to do some sketching. I finished the drawing with all the little lines and lovely crosshatching later … Continue reading

December 27, 2006
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Too Fussy

The last drawing I’ll post this year I’ve labeled as “Too Fussy.” There’s been lots going on and I’ve been stressing. On top of that I need a vacation—perhaps an art vacation someplace warm.

September 8, 2006
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Taxi Stand

Here in D.C. taxis wait in long lines outside suburban Metro stations knowing full well that most people who ride the trains will not also ride the commuter buses. My commute is quite long – from one end of the … Continue reading

August 31, 2006
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Confession: Atari Keychain Games

I have a fascination with tiny computers; I had a pocketable Tandy PC-3 back in the ’80s, worked on games for PalmOS, and am still trying to make my Zaurus useful. And I’m a classic gaming fan, with a modest … Continue reading