Session #142, Work #143

 

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These huge vases were scattered throughout the ship. I chose one at the mid ship area, what I am now calling the artists studio area of each deck.

 

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At this point in the cruse the laziness from being pumped full of food constantly was setting in so I didn’t feel like really focusing on intense measurement of the subject. So I used a technique that I learned in Jamie Bollenbacks life drawing class, where you work up the ┬ásubject through a fog of strokes. Its kinda like daydreaming while drawing and making hundreds of proportional mistakes but only allowing the correct strokes to dominate. Its a great way to do a drawing in a very playful manner.

 

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I thought that the cascade mountains in Washington were beautiful, but the mountains in Alaska take it to a whole other level.

 

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I could stare at them for days, the pictures will never do them justice.

 

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I was mesmerized by the wave forms created by the ship along with the reflections of the mountains, it was like waves in glass.

 

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And then we arrived at Margerie Glacier. If you have never seen, and heard, a glacier from a mile out to see then I would say put it on your bucket list. Its is truly awe-inspiring.

 

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On our way south again, and here is a view from a deck 3 port hole.