I have such a strong love of nature, and thankfully nature provides an endless supply of sketching subjects. But lately I’ve been challenging myself to sketch more in urban areas.
The reason is not because I have a great interest in architecture. (I’m married to an architect so I get enough of that in real life.) I think architecture can be beautiful, but it doesn't hold my interest the way a curled leaf or a calling bird does.
Urban areas typically portray a frenzied, stop-and-go movement, a controlled landscape, and a dissociative vibe that is rarely found in nature, yet the characteristics found in this unique arena that humans have built and inhabit can be a valuable resource— even for nature artists.Read More