A page full of sketches from class field trips and assignments during the last two months. On site sketching at the local Harley Davidson Dealership, the Amtrak train station and Cross Orchards Historic Museum site.
My sketchbook course concluded last week. The class was packed with
nineteen students and it was a great experience to share techniques and
approaches with students. These images are photos of some of the
The students explored media, styles, artists and different approaches in the people, places and things to sketch during the semester. Along the way, we visited several remote locations to sketch, including the local Amtrak station, Main Street, Trader’s Coffee Shop, the Colorado National Monument and Harley Davidson dealership to name just a few.
I am available by invitation to present workshops on keeping a sketchbook. To inquire about a presentation, please contact me by E-mail at sgarner at mesastate dot edu. Please put “Sketchbook Workshop Inquiry” in the subject line.
Angel sketches based on the artwork of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, a Venetian painter and printmaker.
Charles Wesley was born on December 18, 1707 to Susanna Wesley and Samuel Wesley in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England. Charles was the younger brother of John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement. In 1730 he graduated from Christ College in Oxford with a B.A. and earned an M.A. from the same institution in 1732.
Charles Wesley was ordained deacon and elder in the Church of England in 1735. He died March 29, 1788 after writing over 5000 hymns including: Christ the Lord Is Risen Today and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.