We are on a journey through another one of my small artist sketchbooks. As with all my books of this type, I take a sketchbook and fill it with whatever I feel like doing at the time. No planning, just enjoyment.
This book was done between August 2020 and February 2022, more or less (I date each page as I do it).
I don’t go through the book page by page in order, though in general the earlier images are at the front and the later ones following – but sometimes I skip pages and come back later, or do some other thing. No reason, that is just how I do it.
Let’s take a look.
Here’s today’s page spread. Two old ladies and a small girl on one page; a small town street (West Avenue in Jenkintown, PA) at night on the other.
Here are individual views of the pages.
These are fun. I like the sense of warm connection between the trio of figures on the left page and the sense of lights punctuating the growing darkness in the nightscape.
Thank you. The picture with the figures relates to a childhood memory I have of going apple picking with my grandparents and great aunt when I was very young. And the town picture, it is a real scene from a photo I took at night. A very familiar and kind of boring street becomes mysterious! I loved that.