Category Archives: Animals

On assignment @ Hoot & Howl

You know you have a dream gig when it’s so much fun you think “I get paid to do this?“. That was my Saturday evening: reportage sketching at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo‘s Hoot & Howl fundraiser. Hoot & Howl  is … Continue reading

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Cat sketching

Cats, cats and more cats… Continue reading

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Kauai: the little stuff in between

Little sketches that don’t really fit any big themes. People on vacation.  Lots of flowered dresses and plumeria, real and fake, tucked behind ears. See those phone numbers at the bottom of the sketch above? They’re numbers for doctors. My … Continue reading

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Looking back on my week

What’s your week been like? Continue reading

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A week in sketches

Random sketches from the week. Continue reading

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One hundred people: a roundup

My biggest takeout from this week of people sketching is that to keep drawing people, they have to be more than just figures and anatomy to you: you have to be interested in people. And you have to enjoy the inevitable interaction that the process involves. Otherwise, people will remain “stuff you add to a scene to give it scale”. Continue reading

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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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