Category Archives: Silicon Valley

Rhododendron or Azalea?

What did I just sketch? Rhododendrons? Or Azalea? 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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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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A Forever Keepsake

A Forever Keepsake on Graduation Day Continue reading

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Everyday Summer Sketches

Everyday sketches from the summer. Boba Tea is a family favorite. I think I discovered a new one I like: Panda Boba, milk tea with a mix of black and white boba. Are you more likely to tip if Yoda … Continue reading

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