Category Archives: san jose

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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Keeping at it through the holidays

Keeping at sketching through December… Continue reading

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Why do you Journal?

Giving the question” Why do I Journal?” some thought helped me lay some ground rules and goals for my journaling practice. #sketchjournal #journal #usk #urbansketch #historysanjose #coffee #messyjournal Continue reading

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Urban Fall

In San Jose California, where I live, it’s always like this: warm, almost hot, at the start of November. And then just like that one day, the trees are gorgeous colors and the air is crisp. A couple of days … Continue reading

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Sketch Journaling Workshop

Sketch journaling looks easy and fun. And it can be if you understand a few basics of drawing, perspective, watercolor, lettering and page design. You bring your personal style to journaling, and I help you understand  some basics to help your pages really shine! Continue reading

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How to sketch in 5 minutes

Have I mentioned I love sketching people? People are walking, breathing, texting stories, and I love drawing them. The trouble is you never know when they will get up and go.  So this is how I work when I don’t … Continue reading

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Back at the San Jose Museum of Art

A visit to San Jose Museum of Art, and a new workshop in the making.#sjma #usk Continue reading

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