Sunday, March 11, 2018

Buildings by the Dock

This was sketched along one of the canals in Islip.  I liked the little glimpse you could see between the buildings. Of course while I was sitting in my car sketching someone in a truck pulled in and parked right in front of me. He came over to see if I was waiting to see someone and I told him that I was sketching. "Am I in your way?" he asked. When I said yes he graciously moved his truck to the opposite side of the parking area. 


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  1. That was nice of him! They usually don't ask or care!

    - Tina

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    1. They usually don't care or are oblivious.

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  2. Now that was certainly a nice man to move his truck. Great sketch Joan. Have a super week. Hugs!

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  3. Super sketch Joan and not only was the guy nice enough to move his truck he was aware enough to notice you and ask. Well done!

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    1. Thanks, Val. People come over sometimes when I'm sitting in their parking lots to check if I'm in the right place...or the wrong place. lol

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  4. A rich number of details in between the buildings! Winterized boats, boatyard crane, warehouse/office, a car and a truck, of course. I wonder what the canal view is like around that bend over to the right building?

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  5. Thanks, Mel. You can see across to a trailer park on the other side and a few more boats. I think I've sketched in most spots along there that I could get into. Straight across is a fish market & seafood restaurant with outside seating in the summer.

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  6. Wow, a gentleman! This is a great sketch and interesting to imagine the surroundings.

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