scientific cruise

I just got back from a week at sea where I traveled to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán, and Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. I managed to squeeze in a bit of field sketching during my time there, and even almost got swept out to sea while I was looking down at one of my paintings in progress!

Here’s a shot of a couple quick sketches I did from the deck of the Baja California coast. I wanted to practice illustrating clouds. I used a water soluble Pilot Razorpoint pen and then took a wet brush to the pen marks to create the washes of value.