Category Archives for illustrations

Lunch Notes

This collection of lunch notes represents the schizophrenic nature of Virginia climate: notice the sledding picture and then a bike ride. The Wacky Wednesday drawing is a good illustration of how I feel about the weather. Highlights that week were … Continue reading

15. March 2015 by schristian
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Lunch Notes

So there’s six here, the school week is five days long, obviously I’ve missed something, but I’m trying! Sometimes I try to coordinate the sketches with what’s going on that day. So here we have DARE Graduation, Library Day (everyone … Continue reading

28. February 2015 by schristian
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Great Grandmother Agnes’s Buffet Table

Talk about inspiration that’s right in front of you… this buffet table. It has been in my life for as long as I can remember. When I was young my parents inherited some of my great grandparent’s furniture. My great … Continue reading

08. February 2015 by schristian
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Lunch Notes

I started making lunch notes for my daughter quite a while ago. First I only did them when I had a few spare moments in the morning between making breakfast, packing lunch, and coaching her through every other part of … Continue reading

08. January 2015 by schristian
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paint the town

The header was begging for a little something extra, so I decided to paint the town. Generally, I don’t use pretty tape to hold my paper down, just some regular masking tape. But I since I’m not the only artist … Continue reading

02. October 2013 by schristian
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Red Couch

Comfy red couch with an elephant ear. Watercolor. 5in x 7in  

28. January 2013 by schristian
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Watercolor on Canvas

Painting on canvas has some advantages, such as, no framing, when the painting is done, it’s ready to hang! However, acrylic and oil painting are not strong areas for me, so I wanted to find a way to paint with … Continue reading

19. January 2013 by schristian
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Robot

My youngest daughter went through a phase were she was in love with robots. We have no idea where it came from, or how she even knew anything about robots. But, nonetheless, she had a love for them. She would … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by schristian
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Workspace

  When we moved into a smaller home and had to move my daughter’s desk onto the back porch, the search was on again for a perfect desk or her. We still haven’t found it, but I think something modern … Continue reading

29. December 2012 by schristian
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Vintage Red Chair

Another painting resulting from my girls being quietly emerged in their own creative bliss. Eames inspiration strikes again, this time with the Egg chair, and arching chrome lamp, and a wire-leg side table. This painting is obviously the same style … Continue reading

29. December 2012 by schristian
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Vintage Rocker in Red

I am always inspired by the classic clean lines of modern furniture, and especially the Eames furniture. I sketched this scene up while my girls were painting one day and I really like how the clean, yet shaky, hand drawn … Continue reading

28. December 2012 by schristian
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