Category Archives: people

People on the Streets

On wearing (and sketching) masks Continue reading

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Sketching a Teashop in Myanmar

A few days ago, I posted about doing a Sketching PlayLab livestream with Paul Wang, where we chatted and sketched from a photo. Here are some images from that session. The top of this image is the photo reference we … Continue reading

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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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Bay Area Model’s Guild Drawing Marathon

A day long Drawing Marathon 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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Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt

Klimt or Schiele? Most of us have strong opinions, whichever way we lean…
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New Workshop and Quick Gesture Drawing

A new people-sketching workshop. Coming, Jan 2021. Sign up now. Continue reading

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Life Drawing in Line and Shape

To answer a question I get asked pretty often, “Do you do line first or shape/color first?” I shot this little video while sketching in a virtual life drawing session. The answer: I go either way and the end results … Continue reading

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People in my House

Drawing the big-little moments in my day. Continue reading

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RIP RBG

Somedays, I have no words. It is best then, to pick up my brush or pen and leave the words to a poet. And how beautifully Tammi Traux puts it. May Her Memory be a Revolution Some say notorious.We’re told … Continue reading

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