Category Archives: Summer

Usk 2017 Part 8: Farewell Chicago!

Five days in the city, and I’d never been as far as the river (which was only a 10 minute  walk north of my hotel). So when the Symposium was done, that’s where  I headed. This is Marina City, but … Continue reading

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Usk Chicago 2017 Part 7: One final sketchcrawl

Sketches from the last sketchcrawl in Grant Park. I stayed close to the John Logan Statue since I knew we had to meet there for one final photo. Here’s that statue, sketched from the north, sitting by myself in the park, … Continue reading

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Usk Chicago 2017 Part 3: Painting Trees with Shari Blaukopf

Big shapes in watercolors an learning to mix greens in Shari Blaukopf’s workshop. Continue reading

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Usk Chicago Symposium 2017: Part 1

A first post from the Usk Symposium in Chicago, 2017. Continue reading

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Capturing Elusive gestures

Quick capture, better stories, workshop prep. Continue reading

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A day in San Francisco

Golden Gate Park, and Much at SFMoMA Continue reading

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Only a month to go…

People sketching and an inspiring book… Continue reading

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Looking back on my week

What’s your week been like? Continue reading

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Last week in small sketches

Working on large projects, especially when they’re approaching deadlines means you don’t get much other drawing done. That’s when I am really glad I have a book to sketch small, quick sketches in. There’s always music practice to sketch. My … Continue reading

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A week in sketches

Random sketches from the week. Continue reading

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