Park Sketches

Saturday was gorgeous summer weather. We got out to the park in the morning because it was going to get hot. The park in question is a favorite of many. It’s on the edge of town where the river widens out before the damn. There are trails, bridges, nature paths, a couple of playgrounds, a dock where they rent paddle boats and canoes, and more.

I made a few sketches. I learned that fishing is a sketchers dream–young people will stand relatively still for moments at a time and old people will sit still half the day. These sketches were done in watercolor pencil.

boy and concrete turtle

A young boy industriously working to undermine the concrete turtle in the playground

boy fishing 1

Saturday morning in July

boy fishing 2

A young man fishing from the dock

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Posted on July 31, 2011, in People, sketch, Urban Sketches and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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