Category Archives: people

Experiments with Ink and Water

I’ve never enjoyed using a water brush to paint with. But I’ve recently discovered that I quite enjoy it as a drawing tool. Continue reading

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Small Sketches from an eventful week

Bits and pieces from last week. My very last school Halloween Parade (next year I have two middle schoolers, no more school parades…) The usual share of Pikachus, pandas, dinosaurs, unicorns. The bawling baby (in a pull up) took the … Continue reading

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Surprising Santa Fe: Flamenco?

I didn’t expect to be at a flamenco performance in Santa Fe, but on one rainy day of museum-hopping we found El Flamenco. And what a treat it was. Besides the fabulous performances, El Flamenco has a community outreach program and … Continue reading

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Inktober 2017, Part 2

Week 2 of #inktober . How’s your inktober going? Continue reading

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In and around Bernal Heights

Bernal Heights, San Francisco. Up. Down. High. Low. Continue reading

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On assignment @ Hoot & Howl

You know you have a dream gig when it’s so much fun you think “I get paid to do this?“. That was my Saturday evening: reportage sketching at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo‘s Hoot & Howl fundraiser. Hoot & Howl  is … Continue reading

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A colorful week

Some colored, some charcoal, some watercolor … lots of (local) color… Continue reading

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