Category Archives: Doodles

Another week in sketches

A weekly roundup… Continue reading

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Inktober, week 3

Week 3 of Inktober in little sketches Continue reading

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Will you #inktober ?

Will you #inktober? Continue reading

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Floatsam and Jetsam

Bits and pieces from my sketchbook. Continue reading

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Summer Lemonade Stand ( and the photo versus sketch debate)

My kids and their friends built a lemonade stand a couple of days ago. It was great fun (for them and their parents): Making sugary lemonade from backyard lemons, poster making, setting up a stand, and very enthusiastic shouts to … Continue reading

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My current sketchkit

So many of you write in and ask what tools I work with, so I thought I’d post them here. My ‘studio’ lives in my bag, and is relatively compact: – A Windsor and Newton Travel sketch kit. I use … Continue reading

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Random Stuff

Left to right: octopus hat, mottled chair, shrieking shoe,fire extinguisher, random creature, choking sunglasses, bossy sippy cup

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Some fun pages from my sketchbook

Sometimes, I just want to doodle- this one is an elaborate doodle. I didn’t have anything planned when I started the first line, and didn’t know where it would end up. Maybe the start of a fun kid’s series?   … Continue reading

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Drawing sunflowers reminds me of an awful art “exam” I took as a kid- called “elementary exam”. I like sunflowers, though, there’s nothing wishy-washy about them. This one is Van Gogh-inspired. Van Gogh’s forgotten sunflowers, a week after he painted … Continue reading

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