The Wandering Sketchbook of Cheryl Tuell

 

Oreo watching Basketball with Coach last night.

Oreo watching Basketball with Coach last night.

"The Last Romantics - The Romantic Tradition in British Art" was the last book I saw at our library today.  I thought, since I can’t sleep I’ll sketch my dreams instead.

"The Last Romantics - The Romantic Tradition in British Art" was the last book I saw at our library today. I thought, since I can’t sleep I’ll sketch my dreams instead.

5 Minutes in my daughter’s room with Conte and my sketchpad.

5 Minutes in my daughter’s room with Conte and my sketchpad.

Unfinished, but in the right blog at 3 am.

Unfinished, but in the right blog at 3 am.

My younger daughter Haven, who gave Oreo one last hug before she flew to visit family for winter break.  Pastel and conte’ on rough canson paper.

My younger daughter Haven, who gave Oreo one last hug before she flew to visit family for winter break. Pastel and conte’ on rough canson paper.

My daughter Tessa when she was 12. Pastel and Conte on rough paper. Her eyes really are that big, and she really is that beautiful. :o)

My daughter Tessa when she was 12. Pastel and Conte on rough paper. Her eyes really are that big, and she really is that beautiful. :o)

A very scribbly mood with Oreo - (who seems to sleep better late at night than I do)

A very scribbly mood with Oreo - (who seems to sleep better late at night than I do)

…means “beautiful” in Chinese.  Made with Paper53

…means “beautiful” in Chinese.

Made with Paper53
This girl always wears the most colorful scarves to the library.  Made with Procreate.

This girl always wears the most colorful scarves to the library. Made with Procreate.

My friend Polina in Ukraine getting ready for her wedding. Just a young girl when I met her in 2006.  An incredibly beautiful bride today.

My friend Polina in Ukraine getting ready for her wedding. Just a young girl when I met her in 2006. An incredibly beautiful bride today.

I couldn’t sleep, but Oreo could :o) Pentel Pocket brushpen.

I couldn’t sleep, but Oreo could :o)

Pentel Pocket brushpen.

1. Summer 2. Fall 3. Winter. Just having a minimalist moment with Paper by 53.

One of the beautiful librarians with whom I work - experimenting with Ben Day dots for a comic book effect.