Category Archives: Everyday Sketches

Last of the Persimmons for 2021

Goodbye Persimmon! Continue reading

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Persimmon: Wait There’s More?

The persimmon, they just keep coming… Continue reading

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Persimmon: Going Big

Big Persimmon Continue reading

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Persimmon Season Begins

Persimmon Season Begins Continue reading

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Fall Vignettes from the Farmers’ Market

Fall in the Farmers’ Market. And one last chance to sign up for this 2-hour online workshop! Continue reading

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Little Stuff

Drawing Little Things, making small marks. Continue reading

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A few wild trees

For me, drawing trees is all about capturing energy, gesture and movement. Continue reading

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Seasonal Flowers

The dahlias are all gone now, but a couple of weeks ago, I brought home these beauties from the farmers’ market and painted them. Here’s a link to a short video of me making this piece. And here are some … Continue reading

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Colored Pencils and Crayon

Mixing Dry and Wet Media 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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