Standing beneath an SR-71 Blackbird in the Pima Air & Space Museum. I remember a series of booms off the entire New Jersey coast. Navy claimed that they didn’t have anything to do with it… Finally, years later, it came out that they were multiple sonic booms from clandestine missions of the SR-71 returning from Soviet Airspace. Took the length of the New Jersey coast to slow down enough to land in New York state. Seriously fast. Awesome then. Awesome now.
Hope you can see this shot Comrade??? Wow.
I love doing my line drawings and they are increasing in speed as I go. I am enjoying putting images together of fleeting objects such as flowers that fade. Geronimo is gone but a photo remained and I drew from it. Tomorrow we are hitting 100°F. First time this year. Hand goes on autopilot these days.
Still loving pancakes. Absolutely loving pancakes. They are the best. I made pancakes for breakfast on Saturday. They just seem to come out really well here. I don’t understand what it is ? Some combination of the barometer, the humidity, I don’t know. Must be the altitude here… seems to affect the way the pancakes turn out. Then again that’s combined with the viscosity of the batter, the surface of the pan, the exact temperature of the burner and the visual timing on their cooking. Edges losing some gloss. Bubbles popping. So many factors. If you don’t have a good syrup though… you can make it all for nothing. I recommend Aunt Jemima’s Buttery flavor. Sure makes a difference.
I took my drawing of the Turkey Drumstick and typeset the word “imagine” in Garamond Light Condensed and put them together. I’ve always felt that an important asset that adolescents lose when entering adulthood is the free thinking ability to pretend. I, myself, never stopped picking things up and pretending that they could fly… So – If you can – let your kids watch their cartoons, play with their food, and live in a world of their own thinking. Adult pressures eat you up as you get older. It really is okay to pretend. That bit of brain elasticity is key in creative problem solving later on in life.
Somebody might even go on to become an Artist… perish the thought. Or, as my Dad used to say “Grow up will you Bill?” Nope. That does not fit my current agenda.
Been drawing my friend Henderson from some portraits I shot and that will probably show up here in the next couple days. He hasn’t seen it and it will likely be a surprise. Last night I listened to the old Dragnet radio program streaming in as my entertainment while working. A couple others afterward as well, with the likes of Orson Welles. So many of the early TV shows came directly from the radio.
Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. Still don’t have a new job lined up. Resumé is out and I’m trying. Really trying to locate an Art oriented job. Quite important. I was miserable doing something else. Different sensibilities than mine. That’s all. I am pleased that last night I sold prints of the Spring Soft little Bunny, Lady Cardinal, and the Sunflower in color all to a single discriminating buyer from Scottsdale, AZ. I sure appreciate the business. Thank you very much.
As a matter of fact – Considering employment… I’m uploading my latest Resumé to this blog and anyone who has a great idea that I should pursue… Feel free to download the PDF file and pass it along to potential employers. My laundry is done and I could start somewhere else as early as tomorrow morning. Or tonight in a pinch. The contact info is all right there. Hire me… Please. The link below works fine. Curious? Download it.
This should be a link to download my William C Beauchamp Resumé Beauchamp2018A
Today I posted my Bunny on Fine Art America and it can be found here Bill’s Art – Feel free to check it all out. Notably it’s all for sale. I’m job hunting right now and surely could use your business. In case anyone decides to do so – Thanks in advance. Even greeting cards are available. The coffee mugs look nice. I like the Shower Curtain too.
tshirt ©2018 William Beauchamp
totebag ©2018 William Beauchamp
shower curtain ©2018 William Beauchamp
notebook ©2018 William Beauchamp
Pillow ©2018 William Beauchamp
Mug ©2018 William Beauchamp
Many marks to make. Many drawings to do. And I will too. You betcha.
excerpt above: ©2018 William Cauffiel Beauchamp, Tucson, AZ
Rays ©2018 WBeauchamp
Clouds ©2018 WBeauchamp
Snow ©2018 WBeauchamp
Today was a changeable bit of Spring weather. Snow could be seen aloft but it was quite comfortable at ground level. Just as a tiny marker… Today I resigned my current job as a CSR at the Call Center in Tucson. I need a new job right away. I’ve worked very hard for a lot of years and refuse to be treated poorly by a group of insensitive people. Looking for an Art oriented job here ASAP. Thanks for any leads. March 26, 2018.
Purple ©2018 WBeauchamp
Sun Grid ©2018 WBeauchamp
Took some shots waiting for the sun to go down last night. I enjoy the product and will shoot some new ones today. Dust is off the capture device now so I will escalate the activity in my available time. Got a haircut yesterday and I feel more like myself today.
Today I got up and cleared some old images from my memory cards and charged the rechargeable batteries for my camera. It was supposed to be overcast with showers this morning but it really couldn’t seem to make up its mind. While I couldn’t see the sun it was apparently there anyway. We had a wide rainbow under cloud cover. The sun broke through occasionally and I talked my friend Will Henderson into letting me shoot some simple portraits of him. I shot Olympus RAW format ORFs and some are below this text. I didn’t want anything too fancy – just reference images. They turned out alright.
Beauchamp Sunflower Drawing – Prints
Been going to training from lunchtime to 11:00 PM and I’m running tired. But I still draw. Trying to draw daily. Got off track when I was working and I need to just keep it up. There is really nothing that I’d rather do. But I have to pay the rent first. Yep. Have a number of pieces started. Thinking about the better options in WordPress. I really like WordPress.
Started an Account on DeviantArt. MilesOfLines.deviantart.com. Concerned about people taking my artwork though.