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Adventure Time: At Home (the store, not my home)

This week’s adventure happened MOSTLY without Girl 2. She was off doing some cool Girl STEM stuff for school. She came home with a homemade circuit, a fossil footprint of a skunk, some other cool things I can’t remember because I’m too jealous to think about it. There’s a big push to get girls interested in the STEM subjects and she’s a perfect candidate for it. I still argue it should be STEAM. Anyway, while she was busy being cool with the sciences, Boy 2, my beautiful, young bride and I ventured off into the At Home store where they have ACRES AND ACRES of home decorating crap.

Chairs, throw rugs, patio furniture, mass produced art, baskets galore, this place has TONS of crap you NEED! Well… need probably wasn’t the best word. You didn’t know you needed it until you saw it on the shelf. We managed to pick up a few things to make cleaning and organizing around the house easier. Then the wife decided to start decorating the beach house. WE DON’T OWN A BEACH HOUSE. Everything she touched she would describe exactly where in the beach house it would be on display and how it would be used. Telling her we don’t own a beach house somehow did not dissuade her.

We picked up Girl 2 and finished off the day in a Starbucks. I usually detest Startbucks, but this was a nice one and I got my sissified coffee sans rum.

The look when she figure out I was attempting to maneuver her toward the registers…

This will go on the table by the picture window…

The sea shells we collect will go in here…


What’s On Your Easel 12Feb2017

An image of me standing in front of Van Gogh's self portrait

Me in front of a Van Gogh

Each week at The Artistic Biker Live we highlight your works and use them to inspire others. This week’s easels are from Pamela French and Laura Church.

Weekly “Daily” “Random” Objects 11FEB2017

"Daily" "Random" Object drawing sketch

“Daily” “Random” Object drawing sketch

ALMOST every day I grab a “Random” Object out of my sack to draw. I like to do it first thing in the morning as it sets the tone for the rest of my day. Here are this week’s drawings and reference photos for you to play along.

How To Art Extra: sketch tips

Reference Photos for Daily Drawing

“Random” Object

I thought I would take a minute and walk you through my processes for the “Random” Object drawings.

Weekly “Daily” “Random” Objects 04FEB2017

Here are this week’s ALMOST Daily “Random” Object Reference Photos for Daily Drawing