Sketchbook, 2010
© Astrid Volquardsen

James Gurney wrote a very funny blog entry about gamestoppers, when something shuts down a plein air effort. If you haven’t read it, please go there and read the comments as well.
On Loriann Signori’s blog Richard Mckinley tells a story about some pastel sticks, that mysteriosly disappeared.

I had my last gamestopper at Convy Castle in Wales. I wanted to sketch and from a single bench I had the perfect view. As I sat there, happily sketching away I was startled by a loud »splash« and I looked right onto a giant pigeon pup next to me. I jumped up and as I was considering to sit down again, another giant pup landed on the very spot where I had sat before
I guess, you can call this a gamestopper too.


2 Responses

  1. Anonymous

    Hallo Astrid,
    "Gamestopper" ein schönes Wort für solche Erlebnisse. – Ich habe mir diese Szene so richtig vorstellen können und herzhaft gelacht.
    Danke und noch eine schöne Zeit ohne Gamestopper
    Liebe Grüße Sonja

  2. loriann

    heeheee that's funny Astrid! Gamestopper it is.
    Thank you for the mention. :-)