Category Archives: Construction

Backyard Stuff

Backyard Construction and Learning the names of new Tools Continue reading

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Two small drawings

Two small, unrelated drawings. 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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Looking through a fence

In trying to put this scene on paper, perhaps I was trying to solve the wrong problem: I wasn’t really interested in drawing the fence. I was interested in the experience of looking through the fence at this view beyond. Continue reading

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Digger

A walk around a digger, captured in a sketch. Continue reading

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Finding Action, from a Distance

Finding new ways to draw people Continue reading

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Small Sketches from an eventful week

Bits and pieces from last week. My very last school Halloween Parade (next year I have two middle schoolers, no more school parades…) The usual share of Pikachus, pandas, dinosaurs, unicorns. The bawling baby (in a pull up) took the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Pencils

Fun with Rainbow Pencils. Continue reading

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One Tall Crane

This was a huge construction crane. Every time it spun back and lowered it’s hook, these men would pick up and quickly attach yet another huge air conditioning unit for the crane to pick up. If I had thumbnailed this and figured … Continue reading

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Sketching with friends

I usually sketch alone. But last week I had two short little sketch sessions with friends and I’m wondering why we don’t do this more often. There’s something wonderful in being able to chat about just sketching and supplies, sketchbooks and setup, … Continue reading

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