Category Archives: california

Colored Pencils and Crayon

Mixing Dry and Wet Media 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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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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Getting There Early

Getting to the Farmers’ Market early to catch the action before it opens up… Continue reading

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The Gift of a Really Cheap Sketchbook

I use and enjoy plenty of nice sketchbooks, books with lovely multi-media and 100% cotton watercolor paper. This book below isn’t one of them. The Midori Blank Notebook is about 4×6 inches, has 176 thin pages, and costs a little … Continue reading

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Vignettes Big and Small

Vignettes big and small.

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Cat Tree Assembly

Quick sketches as a cat tree gets assembled.

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Marking the Summer

Marking the Seasons with Produce Continue reading

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Scraggly Trees and Mark-making

Scraggly, windswept Monterey Pines are a joy to draw if you love bold, slightly out-of-control mark-making. (I do!) Here are some trees from a lovely weekend in June by Asilomar State Beach. Drawing on location is what I love best. … Continue reading

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