Category Archives: Silicon Valley

A rather thin sketch week

three rainy day sketches Continue reading

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Our favorite tree

Our tree is back! Continue reading

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Monday roundup

Last week in sketches. Continue reading

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Learning from photographs

Taking photographs to learn from my mistakes Continue reading

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Last week’s little sketches

Everyday sketches from last week… Continue reading

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The New Guinea Gardens at Stanford

In the gardens with a friend. Continue reading

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One hundred people: a roundup

My biggest takeout from this week of people sketching is that to keep drawing people, they have to be more than just figures and anatomy to you: you have to be interested in people. And you have to enjoy the inevitable interaction that the process involves. Otherwise, people will remain “stuff you add to a scene to give it scale”. Continue reading

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