Category Archives: Sketch Journal

Why Replicate When You Can Celebrate?

Why Replicate When You Can Celebrate? Continue reading

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Ink, Palette, Watercolor and Taxidermy

Jumping around, talking ink, watercolor, small palettes, conservation and hunting. On my way to Chico. 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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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Monte Alban and More

10 years after I visited (on my last trip to Oaxaca) I clearly remember the magic of Monte Alban. It’s hard to put it into words. There are more famous pyramids in Mexico. I’ve visited a few in the Yucantan … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Capturing Vignettes

A long, luxurious sketch is lovely. But what do you do when you travel with non-sketchers? Go on guided tours? Or when you watch a performance that won’t last very long? You find quicker ways to sketch. Perhaps you capture … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Jumping Right in

I’m back from a wonderful week teaching a travel-sketching workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico. I thought I’d share sketches from the trip and take you along for the ride. We sketched in markets, and in the streets, at ancient sites and … Continue reading

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Channel Islands Sketches, Part 4

Last of the Channel Islands Sketches.
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Channel Islands Sketches, Part 3

Channel Islands Sketches, Part 2
Quick impressions, vignettes and color swatches.
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