Freedom is limiting myself to a fistful of drawing implements in my pocket-size Moleskin. No color! It's a gratifying challenge to bring a place into being with just line and light to dark value. These are all recent sketches done within walking distance of my house in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
|Seldom used railroad tracks cross through my quiet, tree-lined neighborhood.|
|Curve in the Tracks|
|The tracks cross an alleyway.|
|A back-alley shed with a cement roof. Two towering elms have grown into it.|
|In a back-alley, crammed between two garages: an old, heating oil tank and a truck door with a tree growing through it.|
|A longtime unused vintage Airstream is parked next to a small construction business.|
|A 1969 Airstream parked in a driveway. It's got deer antlers above the LP tanks in front!|