Posted By Art Baxter

The Back of My House

This is the back of my house as seen from the back of my back yard. (back! BACK! BACK!) It was drawn on yet another rainy type day. I added the tone on a sunny day. The house is a typical Roxborough twin built in 1903. The third floor houses my studio. It can be detached and jettisoned in case of emergency. This drawing was done with a fountain pen, brush pen, china marker (to give the roof a little texture) and a color pencil.

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4 Comment(s):
sammy said...
magnifico!!!bella, bella!! I have not seen your work in many months, ah , how I miss manyunk..those hills give me goose bumps just looking them them, they remind me of a lovely woman I once knew, ah, she was a real fine speciman!!!big kisses to all of my american friend over there..ciao!1
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 12:58:12 PM
 
Your Lovely Sister said...
Art, I have been missing Philly lately, and have been thinking about BBQ's in your back yard. Since I am unable to fly out, this is the next best thing! I am just CRAZY about your neighborhood drawings! I recognize all of those locations. These are really gorgeous! I'm envious! Keep going!
Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:20:02 PM
 
Maurizio Ercole said...
I'm from Italy, my name is Maurizio, also I'm a cartoonist, this is my blog: http://cicciofoca.blogspot.com Many years ago, maybe 1992, I have buy your mini-comix Sput #1... the later years I tried to find other without results. I love your comix so plese let me know if available from you others publications. Thanks.
Sunday, June 8, 2008 03:38:36 PM
 
april said...
Art, I'm really digging this series of drawings. That "wall" is just plain sick. The thing I've always marveled about your stuff is that you can really feel the textures of the composition. Everything is so very distinct and yet almost seamless at the same time. That totally blows me away. I'm looking forward to seeing what else you post.
Friday, June 6, 2008 09:15:15 PM
 
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