A Drawing A Day

I’ve joined a public group on Facebook, A drawing A Day. This morning Mark Andres chose my sketch to update the group photo. Yesterday I took a walk along the water in Tiburon, California. My friend and I parked our cars near Blackie’s Pasture. For 28 years a swaybacked horse named Blackie stood in the same place near the road that goes into Tiburon and Belvedere. We all knew Blackie. Our children grew up seeing Blackie standing in the same spot. After he died, the corner grassy field looked like a very lonely place. Then, one day another horse arrived. Anthony Connell created a life size bronze statue of Blackie, so now the spot is filled with joy again. I said goodbye to my friend, got into my car and sat, looking out the window. Reaching for my sketchbook I drew the dogs circling the huge horse, running, barking and sniffing. Good! I have my drawing for one day.

19 thoughts on “A Drawing A Day

  1. I have really enjoyed your ‘A Drawing A Day’ entries. Blackies Pasture looks so inviting!
    I don’t know how you do it…I love every one of your drawings! You are magical, my cousin!

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    • Hi Lisa ! I’m more behind than you. and you have a beautiful little one who you probably are running after by now. I’m posting on A drawing a day on fb and not caught up on Wp. Your blogs are very interesting – big- good for you! and your drawing has become amazing. Good to see you.C

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