Yesterday was the last of five days of drawing with good friends and fine artists. We worked hard, had fun together and fully enjoyed the coffee breaks. Every year I prime myself for the breakthrough that will bring about a masterpiece and yet again that experience has eluded me. In making art the flashes of genius and inspiration are rare to nonexistant and the putting of one foot in front of the other to reach the objective is the norm. Here are a few pieces from the last few days.