Category Archives: san jose

Building a Sketching Practice

Cats. Kids. Sketching Everyday. Continue reading

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Random Sketches (and a workshop signup reminder)

I keep finding random sketches from the last few weeks that never did show up here. So here’s a couple. Also, at the bottom of the post, a reminder to register THIS Sunday for a joint workshop with Stephanie Bower, … Continue reading

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Fall Yellow

Do you have a fall color you love? It’s yellow for me, can you tell? Continue reading

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Book Recommendations

I love getting book recommendations, and I find some of my favorite books through them. (Right now this list has me excited). So here are two book recommendations from the kids and me. The kids read a lot. I read … Continue reading

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Cats are Liquid

Most useful cat-sketching info I’ve had recently: Cats are just a slow-moving liquid. Continue reading

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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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Colored Pencils

Ordinary Things are beautiful to draw because they change every time you draw them. Continue reading

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