As we start a new year, I get to work in a new sketchbook! Which made me think about the sketches of 2011. Thinking I only had three sketchbooks filled with 2011 sket.ches, I was surprised to find more….FIVE, in fact!! These five books are filled with sketches, January 17, 2011 t0 December 31, 2011; 20120104-221703.jpg

20120104-221713.jpg here is a run down of where I sketched this past year: 21st Ave bar, Canvas, Boyd’s, downtown Portland, purest cafe, Columbia river brewing, Brooklyn neighborhood, twilight cafe, pioneer square, bob’s house, waffle window, on the max, Kenton, Nicholas restaurant, mt. Tabor, caldera, dr. Sketchy’s @ stump town comics fest, at home, st. Helen’s, Hawaiian island cafe, earth day festival, beach house, singer hill cafe In Oregon city, papaya Thai, camp cleawox, movie madness, horse brass pub, tabor space, Astoria, luigis pizza in rainier, drink daisy in Astoria, bob’s red mill, multnomah village, lucky lab, muddy rudder, oaks park, Johnson creek park, back of tandem bike on marine drive, river place, produce row cafe, past aria pasting, festival of balloons In Tigard, Moreland farmers market, the pearl, trek in the park, Pdx airport, on planes, Lisbon poets hostel, pastalria palus, miradouro de Santa Catarina, cafe a brasileira, rua serpa pinto, tabernacle do Chiado, amazens do. Chiado,, festival au largo, sintra, palacios de Pena, Castelo SE s. Jorge, faculdade de belas artes, cais do sodre, new black restaurante, noobai cafe, largo do barao de quintela, Praca de Sao Paulo, Adega dantas, Praca de Luis de Camoes,tease, rua do Norte, Praca do comercio, ena pai restaurante, Praca de Pedro IV, living lounge hostel, Lisbon airport, Philadelphia airport, Portland farmers market, Charlotte airport, baptist health hospital, shoneys in Montgomery, chappy’s deli, b,use mountain beach, FL, country’s, tea party, Starbucks, soapbox derby, Woodstock park, Gregg’s house, st. Johns pub, saburos, Chicago, st. Joseph, MI, caffe tosis, river view park, van buren state park, Kelley’s bowl, on Amtrak, on the el, at Dave & Sarah’s house, homestead, Oregon zoo, alder creek middle, Holcomb elementary, vivace, green beans, screen door, Moreland theater, prince of life church inoregon city,wind horse coffee, grand central bakery, tabor fest, papaccinos, fresh pot, whole foods, bazi bierbrasserie, whit comb elementary, papa g’s,merchants cafe in pioneer square in Seattle, pier 52, train station, sweet tomatoes, bertie Lou’s, 13th and bybee, st honoreboulangerie in L.O., Peculiarium, OMSI body worlds exhibit, occupy Portland, Japanese gardens, Palio, nectar, jury room, on a mule drawn wagon, at night along he waterfront, st. Mary’s cathedral, pioneer place, holiday gatherings, goodwill, izzy’s, Portland rock gym…

Whew! That IS a lot of drawing… 2 countries, 8 states, a dozen or more cities, too many restaurants and cafes to count, lots of planes, trains, automobiles and even on a tandem bike and a mule drawn wagon!