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January 29, 2010

The Travel Sketchbook

The sketchbook has always been a really amazing way for me to capture a journey. Seeing the world through the eyes of a sketchbook really gives me a sense of an era, and when I look back at them, I really remember each scrap or pen mark from that trip. These are a peek into some of my travel sketchbooks in Cartagena, Colombia, and another one from The Puget Sound, off the Washington Coast. Both of these books really make me nostalgic for these particular places, because I studied the landscapes, painted the faces, and drew my way through them. They really made a dent in my memory because I will always have that connection with these lovely places which I highly recommend visiting and taking your sketchbook with you when you have a chance.


































10 Comments

okat
okat Posted Jan 29, 2010
Wow, I feel like I just took the journey with you. Beautiful work.

Nina Johansson Posted Jan 29, 2010
A very inspiring travel sketchbook, I love every bit of it! :)

Sista
Sista Posted Jan 29, 2010
I'm sitting at my desk at work, but I feel like I just came back from Cartagena....thanks for taking me there :)

Patrick Jude
Patrick Jude Posted Jan 29, 2010
every bit of it is wonderful.

Jim Bradshaw
Jim Bradshaw Posted Jan 30, 2010
such a free flowing visual feast. thank you dana.

Habib!
Habib! Posted Jan 30, 2010
every bit was fucking awesome! i wish i'd gone.

Tracy Philbeck
Tracy Philbeck Posted Feb 1, 2010
that's incredible!

dana haim
dana haim Posted Feb 4, 2010
thanks for all the kind words guys... so glad you like it..=) an seriously , go to these places, they will beef up all your sketch books like no other.......

Lainey Lainer
Lainey Lainer Posted May 30, 2012
This is so amazing. Makes me want to travel just to draw and paint. :)

Laura Mcgrade
Laura Mcgrade Posted May 31, 2012
Very, very nice..not just the work..but the journey, the story. Great job!

 

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