Category Archives: Close to home

Snatched Sketches

Snatched Sketches. Most of my sketching happens inĀ  little everyday stuff, snatched moments. I’m most likely to experiment and improvise, take notes and think about stuff like this… #everydaysketches #smallsketch Continue reading

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Blurring the Lines: Painting & Sketching

Blurring the Lines: Painting & Sketching. Does it matter what you call it? #artquestion Continue reading

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Sign Painter, yup that’s me

Just a quick post linking to this piece that KQED’s ARTS section did on my sign-sketching obsession. Here is the video. And a link to a longer piece on their website. A big thank you to Creo Noveno for shooting … Continue reading

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That Transition Page. And, I’d Love Some Advice.

Do you have tips and advice to help me build a daily sketching practice? I’d love to hear from you! Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: 2 days of Sketching in Los Gatos

Workshop Announcement: 2 days of Sketching in Los Gatos, California. Continue reading

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What I learnt in June

Last thoughts on the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. And now, where’s my pen?? Continue reading

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The last few direct-painting watercolors

And it’s a wrap for the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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