Author Archives: Suhita Shirodkar

About Suhita Shirodkar

obsessive-sketcher. graphic designer.

Santa Fe 2021: Part 1

First Impressions, Santa Fe Continue reading

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Seasonal Flowers

The dahlias are all gone now, but a couple of weeks ago, I brought home these beauties from the farmers’ market and painted them. Here’s a link to a short video of me making this piece. And here are some … Continue reading

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Colored Pencils and Crayon

Mixing Dry and Wet Media Continue reading

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Sketching Vignettes: Online Workshop with Art Toolkit

Quick, sign up for this 2-hour online workshop before it fills up! Continue reading

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A tool I love: The Pentel Pocket Brushpen

Sketching with a favorite tool: the Pentel Pocket Brushpen Continue reading

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Texture, Texture and more Texture

Texture is everywhere in my work this year. In a year that the pandemic took away my ability to touch things everywhere I go, that sense of touch worked it’s way back into my art. Continue reading

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Three San Jose cafes. And one in Oakland

It’s about more than just the coffee. Continue reading

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More Early Mornings at the Market

More early mornings at the Farmers’ Market. Continue reading

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Everyday Sketches in an Everyday Book

Everyday Sketches in an Everyday Book Continue reading

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Online Life Drawing Resources

Virtual Life Drawing Resources Continue reading

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