Category Archives: san jose

The New Coffeeshop

The new coffeeshop. Continue reading

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Orange Skies

An utterly orange bizarre day 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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Mailvan

We need the USPS. To keep us connected. To allow us to vote by mail, especially in the time of Covid. To keep our small businesses afloat. Continue reading

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California Wildfires

If you live in California, you know we have a new season, one that never loomed over us like this every year: the season we burn. Climate Change is real. Continue reading

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Trees

Trees in different techniques. Continue reading

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Backyard Sketches

Backyard sketches: agapanthus, fences and chairs. Continue reading

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Summer Mornings are the Best

I love the long days of summer. The middle of the day is really hot but the mornings are glorious. I’ve taken to having my first cup of chai on the front steps of the house which face west and are still cool and shady in the morning. Continue reading

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