Lunch with Nina

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It’s been awhile.  This time we took our table sketchbooks in hand.  I did 6 sketches of Nina–I think she did more of me–and these are the two I like best.  We were having a serious conversation about many things plus concentrating on our sketching, so my one comment is that in every drawing I did Nina looks so stern!  But in fact we laughed a lot too.

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Indian food.  Always a delight.

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We always come bearing gifts, and Nina brought me two Moleskine sketchbooks which will be put to good use.  I’ve heard so much about them, and now I can see for myself.  We also stopped in a very appealing little shop on Broadway, Eve & Nico.  They sell wonderful things made by a women’s craft cooperative in Africa.  Nina purchased a colorful mandala coaster woven from recycled telephone wire and then slipped it into my backpack.  Thanks Nina!

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The hands of a friend are always beautiful.

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12 responses to “Lunch with Nina”

  1. Teresa Robeson says :

    What fun to sketch with a friend! I should really do that more often. Love the hands sketch.

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  2. Sharon Mann says :

    What a beautiful way to remember your day, thanks for posting.

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  3. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    I love this entire post. *hi, Nina* beautiful all the way around. Thanks for sharing it with us. Both of you! 💛💜💛

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  4. kirkistan says :

    What a blast! Nina and Kerfe, sketching and talking. I like the sketches.

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  5. memadtwo says :

    That one on the right really looks like me. Thanks for not drawing in the double chin. N.


  6. memadtwo says :

    Like I said: resting bitch face. But smiling when I think of you, friend!


  7. artandmoondreams says :

    What a lovely outing and such a beautiful friendship. Thank you for sharing a little peek into your world.

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