Day 590 -Almost 600 Days 

Since I started posting everyday. 600 days is ALOT!! I think it’s time for a giveaway. Leave a comment and I will put you in a drawing for a watercolor. Just remember I have to be able to find you after the drawing!!  

I remember my mother telling me you can skip it when I was on vacation with my parents. I told her no I would have to start over. That was about 350 days ago. But here I am still plugging away. Some days better than others. 

The sketch. Watercolor on Strathmore 500 mixed media paper with a Noodler Konrad loaded with Platinum carbon black ink. 

  I don’t know what is with the two guys on the left. I think they were slouching in their chairs so odd angles or maybe I got off to a slow start?? Think I need to go back and paint the guy in the blue jackets right arm. Evidently I forgot to draw it. How’s that work!? I also had forgotten to draw his foot but I fixed that. Lol. Nothing like surreptitious drawing in the middle of a room crowded with artists and art lovers to get intimidated. 

  I warmed up by the time I got to the four ladies on the right. I just love them. They are just fun. The building in the background is a beautiful old 1800s building with wrought iron balconies. 

Colors used : Quin gold and sienna burnt umber Inathrodone dioxzine purple alizarin Quin red cerulean cobalt Quin burnt orange green apatite spring green. 
Thanks for reading. Don’t forget to leave a comment!! 

Margaret xxx 


16 thoughts on “Day 590 -Almost 600 Days 

  1. CadyLuck Leedy says:

    Margaret I just found your blog after a post on how to set up the Reader more efficiently! Since I can’t even draw stick men properly I am very happy with reading and looking at your sketches! AND almost 600 days??? WOW!!!! Look forward to the rest and hope you continue with them!


  2. Marilyn Cieremans says:

    As you know I have been following you for some time. I think i started when you were still involved in quilting. I really enjoy seeing your progress in painting. I know that 600 is a lot of blog posts but I would miss your daily emails.
    Really have enjoyed revisiting France. with you.


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