Sketchers and Photographers

'Asian Style Brush Painting

Sunday post for Sketchers and Photographers. The above photo is of an Asian style brush painting. It is done with a rather fluid stroke of the ink brush and touched up in the nearing final process on mixed media paper ~ 8x10.

Below is a photo of a schooner that provides harbor cruises on Cape Ann Harbor of all sorts ~ moonlight, music, celebrations. Every evening at dusk you can hear the canon shot signaling 'day is done'.

We are linked today to:

Sunday Sketches

Post Cards from Paradise

Weekend Photo Reflections

'The Lannon' in Cape Ann Harbor

Check out the blog links listed above for wonderful artists and photographers.

Wishing you a wonderful Sunday.

Hugs and namaste,


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~ Kahlil Gibran


  1. This is another new voyage.

    In this Sunday morning.


  2. what a beautiful ship with lovely soft reflections

  3. I really love the painting so delicate and pretty. The ship in the harbor is very inviting ...Think they'll mind if I drop in ? :0)

  4. I love the ship....sounds so wonderful. When I am in Marblehead, I love listening for the cannons....
    beautiful still life, too!

  5. lovely flowers and beautiful photo of the schooner.

  6. beautiful ship and i love the vase you painted!

  7. Pretty painting and lovely photo (I want to go out on that schooner).

  8. joli dessin et photographie,bravo !

  9. Great picture, love the schooner, that would be fun to do.. :)

  10. I am a new follower ... this is my first visit to your blog and I found so many things I love and relate to in the first few minutes that I had to sign on. Your painting is delightful, as is your picture. Thank you for commenting on my blog, otherwise I don't know how long it would have taken me to find you.

    Andrea @ From The Sol

  11. Hi Carol

    Greetings from Ireland.

    Lovely blog you have here
    with wonderful photos.

    I also really like the sketch.

    Thanks for visiting Raindrops & Daisies today
    I am following you back now.

    Have a good Sunday


  12. Very nice boat reflection, well done !

  13. Love the schooner and the sketch.

    Darryl and Ruth :)

  14. Gorgeous flowers Carol. Such an effective technique.

  15. Lovely brush painting soft in color and line.
    My DH loves schooners and just yesterday bought a model of the Blue Nose and is constructing it. He'd love to sail on that one you have shown us today!

  16. A harbor cruise sound delightful right now.

  17. Adorable painting - I love the lightness and simplicity....and a great harbor shot.....

  18. Love the Asian style brush painting. Simple & lovely.

  19. I could be on that boat and sail away..

  20. It's always fun to see your sketches and paintings -- thanks for sharing!

  21. I've always been drawn to Asian paintings...this is beautiful! So great to meet you and look at your blog, too! Your little pup is adorable!

  22. A wonderful Sunday to you as well. Lovely painting and photo as always.

  23. dear carol,

    i lived in the small quiet town of mendocino and i loved falling asleep each night to the sound of the sea. you stirred precious memories deep in my heart and i thank you for that.
    love your painting....and your company!

  24. Great job with this, especially the pretty little blossoms.

  25. Your world sounds and looks a little like paradise, thanks for sharing.

  26. I love your painting, but this week that photo has really caught my eye... what a gorgeous looking boat... I can see why you were drawn to photographing it...xx

  27. Carol this painting made me smile from ear to ear. It's very lovely. I love the tiny pink flowers. :) hugs

  28. That's a peaceful scene. You have a very creative blog.
    All the best from Texas,


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