Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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More Window Swapping

Here are a couple more sketches from windows I’ve been watching on Window Swap. This garden scene, mostly rendered in brown Walnut ink with a touch of colored pencil. And the sort of scene I rarely tackle, a snow scene. … Continue reading

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Clearing up, Looking Back, Looking Forward

Bits and pieces from the start of the summer. Watercolor Artist Magazine featured one of my vintage signs. Check the backpage of your copy.  I’ve been in studio-cleanup mode, which means the postcard collection on my wall is growing. There’s … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2018 : Hello 2019

Wrapping up 2018 : Hello 2019. Looking back at last year and announcing more exciting projects and workshops for the new year. Cheers! Continue reading

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Open Studios and South First Fridays

Open Studios and more shows coming up… Continue reading

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Gone too far?

“Should have stopped working on this piece 20 minutes ago.” I feel that way about a piece pretty often, but I’m not always sure “20-minutes-ago” was actually a good time to stop. So this is what I did today. At … Continue reading

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Happy 2010!

May the New Year bring you whatever you wish for! Happy 2010!!

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More sunflowers

These are drawn in black marker and colored in with Kavya’s Crayola “Pipsqueak”  markers. I like that the back of the heads is as interesting to draw as the fronts.   Here’s a closeup:

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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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  Most weeks the only time I sketch is while the kids are at swim class, ballet class or at a cafe- I have way too many sketches of the back of parent’s heads, while they watch their kids… Or … Continue reading

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My desk

  My desk always looks like some version of this sketch. It’s not where I sketch, it’s just where I work on the computer. I barely have enough space to move the mouse. Luckily, I work right by a window, … Continue reading

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