Category Archives: teaching

In your sketch kit: Summer 2017

I’m finally packing my sketch bag for the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Chicago. And I’m going with my smallest sketchbag to date. It’s a small Timbuk 2 Messenger, and I’ll carry just 2 sketchbooks: A large 9×12 wirebound Beta book … Continue reading

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Capturing Elusive gestures

Quick capture, better stories, workshop prep. Continue reading

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Only a month to go…

People sketching and an inspiring book… Continue reading

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Seattle, Part 2 of 2

More from Seattle. Continue reading

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Seattle, Part 1 of 2

A spectacularly sunny weekend teaching in Seattle…and no, that’s not an oxymoron. Continue reading

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Good questions: Studies versus Scenes

Another good question from someone in my¬†Figure Sketching Made Simple class on Craftsy. (I do these Good Questions posts every once in a while.)¬†This person visited a skating rink, and sketched a whole scene, skaters, ice rink and setting, and … Continue reading

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USk Symposium, Chicago: How do you choose a workshop?

Puzzled about how to choose a workshop? Continue reading

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