Category Archives: people

Brown Ink

A switchup I made recently:  I filled one of my pens with Brown DeAtramentis Document Ink. When I used the ink, though, it looks a wee bit lighter and more burnt sienna-ish than the web sample shows. So I added … Continue reading

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Faces of Recovery: Perry, Hector and Rose

Faces of Recovery: Cindy, Toni, Mike #facesofrecovery #recoverycafesanjose Continue reading

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Inktober2019, Week 4

A short #inktober for me this time #inktober #inktober2019 Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Monte Alban and More

10 years after I visited (on my last trip to Oaxaca) I clearly remember the magic of Monte Alban. It’s hard to put it into words. There are more famous pyramids in Mexico. I’ve visited a few in the Yucantan … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Capturing Vignettes

A long, luxurious sketch is lovely. But what do you do when you travel with non-sketchers? Go on guided tours? Or when you watch a performance that won’t last very long? You find quicker ways to sketch. Perhaps you capture … Continue reading

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