Category Archives: Supplies and Materials

Playing with Printing

Lately I have been playing with printmaking. A home press seems like a big investment right now, so I got myself a gelli plate. It’s different in many ways from a traditional setup, but it allows for printing without a … Continue reading

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Fall, Continued.

Fall Colors continued Continue reading

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Still More Fall Colors

Fall Colors Continue in Almaden. And some thoughts on why I use the Stillman & Birn Beta Sketchbook.
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Redwoods: Three Impressions

Painting the Redwoods on the coast near Mendocino. Continue reading

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Small Setup

Testing a Small Setup, ready to sketch in Mexico! Continue reading

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Lake Shasta and Color Play

Almost every year, Labor Day weekend is spent with friends on a houseboat on Lake Shasta in Northern California. I didn’t draw very much this year, just some small vignettes and some color play. This first spread uses a new … Continue reading

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Supplies packed, headed to Amsterdam

Supplies packed, headed to Amsterdam for the Urban Sketchers Symposium. See you there? Continue reading

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Kid’s Art Camp in India: A Report

Kid’s Art Camp in India: A Report with lots of photos that will make you smile Continue reading

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In a Cemetery with South Bay Sketchers

Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, South Bay Sketchers and my no-dewey-Decimal book categorizing system. Continue reading

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(More) Accordion Fold Samplers

Making accordion fold sampler books Continue reading

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