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Babbage Engines, Google Cars and Scratch

An afternoon at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California is like swapping between the past, present and future all within a few feet of each other. My hands-down favorite bit of my afternoon was a demonstration of the Babbage … Continue reading

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A week in Southern Utah

Sketches from a week-long trip to Southern Utah. I’ve been to this corner of the world before and thought I knew what to expect. But, just like 2 decades ago, I was floored by the incredible landscape. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Drawing Art

I like the idea of making marks that capture the marks of an artist. Which makes sketching in a museum a lot of fun. Like everything else I sketch, I can’t JUST draw the artwork. I like capturing it in … Continue reading

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A little SoCal trip

Sketches from a way-too-short trip to Southern California. Somewhere just north of Los Angeles, looking out onto I-5. You know you’re in Southern California when the light turns really yellow and tall palm trees break the horizon everywhere you look. … Continue reading

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San Jose Museum of Art

Every once in a while, San Jose Museum of Art has a free Family Day. We went to one yesterday. I like when it’s quiet and you don’t get jostled around as you look at exhibits, but it was fun … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist: Jun Pei Cui

Every weekend, Jun Pei Cui sets up a little table with a very powerful table lamp outside the Museum Store at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Jun Pei Cui is a Master Seal Maker, and author of the … Continue reading

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A week in New York: Summer 2011

It’s always exciting to go to New York: so much to see, so much to do, to eat and to sketch. And so many old friends to see. But it all begins with a long flight ( or if you … Continue reading

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