Author Archives: Beth Bourland

About Beth Bourland

Artist Beth Bourland's sketch journal about observing, appreciating and responding to everyday moments.

A whole weekend of sketching

More work I did at Susan Cornelis’ workshop in Sebastopol, April 29-30. We practiced contour drawing at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, then ventured out to the Farmers Market, and also sketched both days while having lunch at local … Continue reading

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It only hurts when I do this…

Walk, that is… While waiting for my knee appointment at Kaiser Medical in Oakland, I sketched some fellow patients in the waiting room, adding color at home later. Why the blue hair? Just thought it would pep up the joint. … Continue reading

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Why not?

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The enchantment of Casa Luna

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More from Mexico

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Back from Mexico

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Solo Show is Up!

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Spring trilliums

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The Hat

My 5-min. sketch of instructor Susan Cornelis, who posed for the class at the end of our weekend Quick Sketching workshop in Sebastopol, April 29-30.  Only 1 or 2 min. for very rough, multiple pencil lines to capture gesture & … Continue reading

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Remembering Bonnie… sketches of her patio

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