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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #10: Scarcity vs Abundance

So some dear friends invited me to a self-help weekend.  It was very lecture heavy, uncomfortably in a hotel conference, and was, well, I would say “tricky,” but there was some good principles that they reminded me of.  The man … Continue reading

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #9: Figures in Austria

A number of these images were drawn in Austria.  I found it curious that some images of Saints played with scale.  Thus a saint could be holding a whole church in his hand, or I played with the idea that … Continue reading

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #8: St Christopher

More from Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Germany, a delightful city on the romantic road.  For many students of mine this wonderfully preserved city was their favorite during our travels. It was in many ways what I think we Americans … Continue reading

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #7: Imperial City Museum

Ah the sketches continue.  Now we are in May of 2012, and welcome to Europe.  Here is a sketch from the Imperial City Museum in Rothenburg, a delightful city on the romantic road in Germany.

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #6: Quagga

Continuing to work on figures that I would like to construct and then do paintings of the actual sculptures, one thought has been to do a series of images based on animals that have now gone extinct.  Below is an … Continue reading

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #5: Another Meeting

When you work at a University, you get use to meetings, lectures, and the like.  I keep my sketchbook handy (whether the I-Pad or the hard copy one).  Here is what I came up with at our end of the … Continue reading

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #4: Flight to Knoxville

Friday October 14th 2011 I was supposed to be leading a men’s weekend in Oregon that happens once a year; instead I was on a flight to say goodbye to my father, whom I discovered less than two weeks earlier … Continue reading

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #3: Art Retreat

Yearly in late September or Early October our teachers and students at George Fox trek out to Newport Oregon for our annual art retreat.  Below is one of the sketches from 2011’s retreat.

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #2: Stone Carrier

For the past year and a half part of the sketches have come out of rendering versions of figures I have been thinking about building, many of which are drawn from the stories of men that I know.    

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The Knoxville-Rothenburg Sketchbook #1: A Lot of Funny People….

My sketchbooks last me about a year and a half.  This last one was simple, bound in black with a “DO art” in the right hand of the front cover.  I think I snagged it at Arizona Art Supply in … Continue reading

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