Author Archives: Suhita Shirodkar

About Suhita Shirodkar

obsessive-sketcher. graphic designer.

Accordion Fold Books

A walk and aa accordion-fold book Continue reading

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Wilder Ranch State Park

I went for a lovely walk at Wilder Ranch State Park and didn’t sketch these incredible views of the cliffs and the ocean. But this farm equipment at Jacobs Farm, I couldn’t pass that up. I guess I will just … Continue reading

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Sketching a Teashop in Myanmar

A few days ago, I posted about doing a Sketching PlayLab livestream with Paul Wang, where we chatted and sketched from a photo. Here are some images from that session. The top of this image is the photo reference we … Continue reading

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Drawing the kids again

As this country seems to go completely crazy (and I’m not just talking Covid here) , I turn to home and to the kids in my sketches to find some sense of sanity. The everyday feels sane, and the kids losing themselves in their books, games and music is what I sketch. Continue reading

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Livestream and Video

I’m doing a YouTube livestream this evening (5pm Pacific Time) with Paul Wang, my partner-in-crime at Sketching PlayLab . PaulĀ and I will be painting with a small palette of colors. We chose 3 colors each to bring to the palette … Continue reading

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Any Random Corner

Carry around a little book. Draw the little corners. Make the mundane special. Continue reading

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The last of the persimmons

Last of the persimmons from fall 2020. Continue reading

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What’s in Your Kit?

Supplies, supplies, supplies… Continue reading

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Bay Area Model’s Guild Drawing Marathon

A day long Drawing Marathon Continue reading

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Where are the people?

I’m in search of people to draw. In the pre-Christmas rush, I found them in them (and me) in line at the post office, dropping off last minute parcels. Even a quick sketch while standing in a 6 feet apart … Continue reading

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