Category Archives: Everyday Sketches

Drawing the kids again

As this country seems to go completely crazy (and I’m not just talking Covid here) , I turn to home and to the kids in my sketches to find some sense of sanity. The everyday feels sane, and the kids losing themselves in their books, games and music is what I sketch. Continue reading

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Any Random Corner

Carry around a little book. Draw the little corners. Make the mundane special. Continue reading

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The last of the persimmons

Last of the persimmons from fall 2020. Continue reading

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Where are the people?

I’m in search of people to draw. In the pre-Christmas rush, I found them in them (and me) in line at the post office, dropping off last minute parcels. Even a quick sketch while standing in a 6 feet apart … Continue reading

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Small, orange, and never still

This is Samson. Not so small, actually. And often still. Until I decide to draw him. Then he will come sit on my book. Or walk away. But I don’t give up so easily, I’ll follow him around with my … Continue reading

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Pen and Ink: On Location and in Studio

Drawing on location, repeating at home Continue reading

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Fall, Continued.

Fall Colors continued Continue reading

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Still More Fall Colors

Fall Colors Continue in Almaden. And some thoughts on why I use the Stillman & Birn Beta Sketchbook.
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More Fall Colors

Still more Fall colors in Almaden. Continue reading

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Fall in Almaden

Fall in Almaden Continue reading

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