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Mailvan

We need the USPS. To keep us connected. To allow us to vote by mail, especially in the time of Covid. To keep our small businesses afloat. Continue reading

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Texture Play

Texture Play: Up next at the Sketching Play/Lab Continue reading

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Sketching as a Question: Connecting the dots

Sketching as a Question: Connecting the dots #usktalks #urbansketching #usk Continue reading

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Sketching as a Question: USk Talks

This weekend I had the huge honor not only of being on a USk Talks session, but also on sharing the hour with one of the most inspiring sketchers, USk founder Gabi Campanario. If you missed the session, it is here: Continue reading

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Draw From History: A Sketchbook Workshop

Sign up now for a 3 day workshop sketching in historic Virginia City, Nevada! Continue reading

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Poppies, Poppies and more Poppies!

Last week was poppy week. I taught a workshop based on a request to share this “loose and free” approach to flowers. What I loved most of all is that even though we all followed the same process and worked … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets Continue reading

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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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