Author Archives: Suhita Shirodkar

About Suhita Shirodkar

obsessive-sketcher. graphic designer.

Manchester 2016 : Almost there!

Almost the start of the urban Sketchers Symposium in Manchester… Continue reading

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Streets of San Francisco

I usually gravitate to drawing people before drawing architecture. San Francisco, though, is different. With charming homes like these, you can see how that works. I had a blast mixing all my media here. Rainbow pencil, fountain pen, ballpoint pen … Continue reading

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On The Alameda

Vintage Alameda Street. San Jose, California. Continue reading

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Lazy Backyard time with my parents

My parents visited from India. The one thing we do everyday is share an evening drink together in the backyard. My dad is a scotch and soda kind of guy. My mum downs her Sprite in no time and everyone else … Continue reading

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Just pears

A little watercolor piece from a busy day… you’re never too busy to paint one tiny piece. My little Fluid watercolor paper block at 8×8 inches is perfect for a small piece. And these not-yet-ripe pears from a friend’s backyard were just … Continue reading

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(More) People First

Why I draw the people in my sketch first. Continue reading

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The lonely lifeguard

However many kids there are at our community swimming pool, I still think the lifeguards, high up in their chairs, look lonely. There’s action all around them, but they don’t participate in the fun. Their job, instead, is to stay uninvolved in … Continue reading

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