Category Archives: Animals

Daily Sketching and Inspiration

With sketching everyday, I’m not looking so much for inspiration on what to sketch. Just anything that is in my daily life that catches my eye will do-it’s only a little sketch after all.  But last week was especially challenging … Continue reading

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Quick-and-Dirty (aka Everyday Sketches)

Thoughts on trying to draw everyday. Little quick-and-dirty sketches. Continue reading

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Zoo Sketches

It was a surprisingly warm day at San Francisco Zoo: I didn’t even need to keep my gloves on to sketch. It’s a large zoo, and we walked around quite a bit, so I mostly sketched on the go, in a small … Continue reading

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Sheep Shearing

It was Sheep Shearing day at Hidden Villa Farms today. We’ve been excited about going to this ever since our last visit to the farm. Here are Vicki and Hope, two of the border collies who were herding the sheep. It’s … Continue reading

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Farm Animals

These are my sketches from a ‘farm tour’ at Hidden Villa Farms in the Los Altos Hills today. I sketched these as I tagged along with a moving group. I started by using just a brushpen (I love my Kuretake Sable Hair … Continue reading

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Finding animals in unexpected places

Looking through my sketches from my road trip, I see I have some animal sketches. But only a few of them are from a trip to the little zoo in Santa Barbara. I couldn’t pass up sketching these colorful macaws there. These ostrich are sketched … Continue reading

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Summer is….

Summer is my favorite season in California. Summer is when school is out and I get to hang out with my kids a whole lot of the time. Summer is all the things we’ll do and explore over the next few weeks. Last week it … Continue reading

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