Category Archives: Drink

Pictures and Words

An obsession with pictures, words and mangonada. #mangonada #reportage #sanjoseeats #boudin
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Stretching outside my comfort zone

At In-N-Out Burger. Comparing line and no line in the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Direct Watercolor, a weekend of catchup

Day 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Mostly black and white

My daily sketching practice has gotten a bit, shall we say, sketchy lately. So to try and get back to little studies last week, I decided to try and draw everyday: not big ambitious pieces, but with some focus: working … Continue reading

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My new pocket palette

This is not a review. But I love this little palette! Continue reading

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Selective Color

Two sketches of the same place. 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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Another look at the coffee shop

The coffeeshop drawings continue. Continue reading

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Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines…

Ever happen to you? The day you have a bunch of deadlines looming is exactly the day you most want (need?) to sketch. That was today. My solution?: I worked at a corner table at my local Starbucks, and for every couple of hours of work, I took … Continue reading

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This week in sketches

It’s getting cold even here in California, and my outdoor sketches are getting rarer. Last week, I ended up with just this one, from downtown Willow Glen, right by the old-fashioned La Villa Delicatessen. Lots of people strolling down the street, many … Continue reading

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