Thursday, March 16, 2006

Come to Illustrate Life on White Isle Island

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I have come to White Owl Island to retreat for a couple of weeks. White Owl Island is one of the islands on the Lemurian Archipelago, a short boat trip from Duwamish Bay and a popular destination for anyone needing time to recoup. Like Lindberg who wrote Gift From the Sea I have come to experience the solitude, to sketch and draw and to document some of the life on this island.

As I lay meditating upon the ocean outside my window White Owl herself appeared at my door. I could not resist her urgent tapping and let her in. She has offered to be my guide and rest with me awhile.

All I bought with me were some supplies so that I would not have to return to the mainland and my sketchbooks and journals. I am illustrating a journal. No words appear on my pages for it is the sketches which will tell the story of my days on this island.

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5 Comments:

At 7:14 AM, Blogger I ROCK!!!!! said...

Cool blog Nice Drawing's I have some Drawing's on my blog to will you check out mine and tell me how it is.or Else

 
At 2:46 PM, Blogger Fran said...

We are all glad that the sketch book grows and glows with a magic, peopled with expression. Fran

 
At 4:24 PM, Blogger Chameleon said...

Heather I must say your perspective is so very good...the owl at the window etc and the face reminds me of someone...nice to know Sybil is having a break! Would you believe I have just got a copy of Lindberg's book to give to my sister for her b'day. Reread it myself recently...Jan

 
At 4:27 PM, Blogger Chameleon said...

I'll qualify that..it is your best drawing yet! jan Make sure you frame it...in fact if it gets onto a mug I'll order one....Jan
(ie owl at the door)

 
At 12:24 AM, Blogger Imogen Crest said...

Just magnificent!

 

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