Category Archives: people

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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Crissy Fields, San Francisco

An afternoon at Crissy Fields, San Francisco Continue reading

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Too Quick

The hardest stuff to sketch is something that happens only once and for not very long at all. Like this truck stopping in front of my house to deliver some chairs for the backyard. You’d think it takes a while … Continue reading

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Drawing the Kids

Drawing my kids, over and over. Continue reading

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Finding Action, from a Distance

Finding new ways to draw people Continue reading

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